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 Physical Sciences

Anthony Escuadro
Department Chair

The Physical Science Department at Harold Washington College is dedicated to offering high quality Chemistry and Physics laboratory courses which utilize proven educational tools in combination with advanced instructional technology. These courses provide students with the skills necessary to transfer and succeed in programs at universities and professional schools or to advance their careers.                            

The Physical Science Department at Harold Washington College is proud to offer high quality Astronomy, Geology, and Physical Science survey courses to serve the general education needs of students and provide them with the knowledge and critical thinking skills to function as scientifically literate citizens.                            

The faculty of Department of Physical Science is composed of a highly talented group of scientists from world renowned institutions. They bring a wealth of education and experience from academia, industry, and clinical environments to provide Harold Washington students not only a conceptual understanding of science, but how these concepts apply in career paths.​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​      ​    ​​​




Faculty & Staff

​ ​ ​​Name Discipline/Title​ Phone​ Email​ Office​​


Samar Ayesh ​Chemistry (312) 553-3036 903G
Karyn Collymore-Chalmers ​Chemistry (312) 553-5790 907
Thomas Higgins ​Chemistry ​(312) 553-5791 ​903E
Ray Tse ​Chemistry​ (312) 553-3211 903B
Allan Wilson ​Chemistry ​(312) 553-3147 ​903B
Phillip Vargas ​Physical Science/Physics ​(312) 553-3076 ​903E
​​Anthony Escuadro ​Physics ​(312) 553-5683​ ​903F
Jaime Milllan ​Physics (312) 553-5789 903F

Depart​​​ment Staff        

Chana Chapple ​Department Secretary ​(312) 553-5785 ​903
Jessica Gorogianis ​Laboratory Coordinator ​(312) 553-6011 ​ ​907
Yasmin Dayeh ​Lab Assistant ​(312) 553-5792​ ​909

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Contact Information

(312) 553-5683
(312) 553-5786
30 E. Lake St.
Room 903
Chicago , IL 60601
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9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.