Albert Korir, Ph.D.

Portrait of Albert Korir.

Office:  Trustee Science Center 201
Phone: (417) 873-7509

Spring 2023 Office Hours

2 – 4 p.m.

9 a.m. – Noon
2 – 4 p.m.

9 – 10 a.m.

9 – 10 a.m.

Albert Korir, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Dean, College of Natural & Mathematical Sciences

Dr. Albert Korir came to Drury University in 2008. He received his Ph.D. from the department of chemistry at the University of Kansas in 2007. Prior to joining the faculty at Drury, Dr. Korir was a postdoctoral researcher at the chemistry department in University of California, Riverside. His teaching interests include Analytical Chemistry, Instrumental Methods of Analysis and Environmental Chemistry.

Dr. Korir has been actively involved in undergraduate research and regularly sends students to regional and national meetings to present their research. His research interests involve developing and improving analytical methods to separate and characterize heparin sequences important for protein-binding. In 2010, Dr. Korir received the Cottrell College Science Award Grant for his research at Drury University. 

Drury University faculty member since 2008
Associate Professor since 2014


  • B.S., Kenyatta University, Kenya, 1992
  • Ph.D., University of Kansas, 2006