William Hoyt has been on the Saint Joseph’s College faculty since
1978, and his courses include Astronomy, Environmental Chemistry, Organic
Chemistry I and II, and Analytical Chemistry. His academic interests focus on
developments in astronomy and the solar system as well as advances in organic
chemistry. He also does research on the coupling of acid chlorides.
Professor Hoyt's article "Freight Trains–A Useful Analogy of
Polymers" was published in the Journal
of Chemical Education, and his article "Nuclear War–The Ultimate
Environmental Insult" appeared in the Journal
of the New England Association of Chemistry Teachers.
attends the Naples Methodist Church, where he is very involved. He has
completed a lay speaking course, which allows him to conduct Sunday morning
worship services. His hobbies include coin-collecting and reading science