Carol A. Fierke, Ph.D.


Jerome and Isabella Karle Distinguished University Professor Emerita of Chemistry, College of LSA; Professor Emerita of Biological Chemistry, Medical School

Contact Info
930 N. University, Room 4535
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
(734) 936-2678 
Postdoc. – Biochemistry (1984 – 1987) Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D. – Biochemistry (1984) Brandeis University
B.A. – Chemistry (1978) Carleton College

Honors and Awards

2016 Gordon Hammes ACS Biochemistry Lectureship
2016 ACS Award for Encouraging Women into Careers in the Chemical Sciences
2014 Emil Thomas Kaiser Award, Protein Society
2014 Fellow of the American Chemical Society
2013 Awarded Distinguished University Professor, University of Michigan
2013 Hollenshead Award for Promoting Equity & Social Change, University of Michigan
2012 Repligen Award, Biological Chemistry Division, American Chemical Society
2011 Rackham Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award, University of Michigan
2009 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award, University of Michigan
2006 Elected AAAS Fellow
2005 Distinguished Faculty Recognition Award, University of Michigan
2005 Sarah Power Goddard Award, Univ. Mich. Women’s Caucus
2003 Awarded Collegiate Chair, University of Michigan
2001 Faculty Recognition Award, University of Michigan
1992 – 1997 American Heart Association Established Investigator Award, Duke Univ. Med. Ctr.
1990 – 1995 David and Lucile Packard Foundation Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
1989 – 1991 American Cancer Society Junior Faculty Research Award, Duke University Med. Ctr.
1984 – 1987 NIH Postdoctoral Training Grant, Pennsylvania State University