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Allen Kropf H1969

Allen Kropf was interviewed by Richard Fink on August 14, 2001.  Excerpts from the interview are below.  Copies of the interview on DVD are in the open stack video collection of the Frost Library for borrowing, and are available for viewing in Archives and Special Collections or for purchase on request.

Allen Kropf, Julian H. Gibbs Professor of Chemistry, was recognized at the 2000 Commencement by President Tom Gerety for his significant contributions in bio-physics and many outstanding years as a visionary educator.

Richard Fink at the time of this interview was a George A. Corey Professor of Chemistry. He joined the College in 1964 and served as Dean of the Faculty 1983-1988.

  • Kropf talks about why he came to Amherst:
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  • Kropf describes the Amherst students of the 1950s:
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  • Kropf talks about teaching thermodynamics:
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