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Contact Information

Steven G. Boxer - Camille Dreyfus Professor of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

Stanford University

Keck Bldg., Rm. 325

Stanford, California 94305-5012


Keck Bldg., Rm. 325

Stanford,  California  94305-5080 

(650) 723-4482 (office)

(650) 723-4817 (fax)

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Administrative Contact

Debra Frank

Administrative Assistant


(650) 725-0261 (office)

Academic Appointments


Honors & Awards

  • Honorary Doctor of Science, Tufts University (2024)

  • Ellis R. Lippincott Award, Optical Society (2024)

  • Founders Award, Biophysical Society (2024)

  • Murray Goodman Memorial Prize, American Chemical Society (2014)

  • E. Bright Wilson Award in Spectroscopy, American Chemical Society (2013)

  • Elected Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry (2009)

  • Elected Member, National Academy of Sciences (2008)

  • Earle K. Plyler Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy, American Physical Society (2008)

  • Elected Fellow, Biophysical Society (2007)

  • Elected Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1997)

  • Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (1997)

  • Arthur Cope Scholar Award, American Chemical Society (1995)

Professional Education

  • PhD, University of Chicago, Physical and Physical-Organic Chemistry (1976)

    • Research Advisor: Prof. Gerhard L. Closs

  • BS with Honors, Tufts University, Chemistry (1969)

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Personal Information

Married to Linda M. Boxer, Stanley McCormick Memorial Professor in the School of Medicine, Chief of Hematology & Vice-Dean of the School of Medicine

Children: Lisa and George

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