Dr. Lombardi graduated with an B.A. in Chemistry from Dartmouth College. She continued her studies at Columbia University, where she earned her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry under the direction of Professor James Leighton. After postdoctoral research at Boston College with Professor Amir Hoveyda, Dr. Lombardi joined the Stonehill Faculty in the fall of 2009.

Dr. Lombardi's research has focused mainly on synthetic methodology. Her other interests include catalysis, organic mechanisms and organometallic chemistry.


  • B.A., Chemistry, Dartmouth College
  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Columbia University

Areas of Expertise


Assistant Professor of Chemistry



Select Publications

  • "H-Bonding as a Control Element in Stereoselective Ru-Catalyzed Olefin Matathesis," Hoveyda, A.H.; Lombardi, P.J.; O'Brien, R.V.; Zhugralin A.R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 8378.
  • "An Efficient Asymmetric Synthesis of Manzacidin C," Tran, K; Lombardi, P.J.; Leighton, J.L. Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 3165-3167.

Professor Pamela Lombardi honored with 2021 Hegarty Award

The citation below accompanied the conferral of the 2021 Louise F. Hegarty Award for Excellence in Teaching to Chemistry Professor Pamela J. Lombardi on August 25, 2021 at Academic Convocation.