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Burl Yearwood


Burl Yearwood obtained his PhD in Organometallic Chemistry from Wayne State University, and his Bachelors of Science from the University of Alabama. He conducted post-doctoral research at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Yearwood is currently the Dean of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) at Hudson County Community College in Jersey City, New Jersey. He oversees programs in Advanced Manufacturing, Computer Sciences, Construction Management, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, and the Natural Sciences.