|Dr. Carl Kemnitz is currently the senior vice provost for Academic Affairs at San
Jose State University (SJSU). Prior to joining SJSU, Kemnitz served in a variety of
faculty and administrative roles at California State University, Bakersfield, including
associate vice president for Academic Programs, dean of Undergraduate Studies, dean
of Graduate Studies, associate dean of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, chair of
the Department of Chemistry, and director for several successful STEM diversity programs.
Dr. Kemnitz holds a B.S. in chemistry with a minor in philosophy from Occidental College
in Los Angeles and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Wisconsin,
Madison. He completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Washington.