Ryan Casey

Ph.D. Environmental Toxicology, 1999, Clemson University

B.S. Chemistry, 1995, Virginia Tech

Dr. Ryan Casey is a Professor of Chemistry and served as Chair of the Chemistry Department from 2015 – 2023.  He joined Towson University and the Department of Chemistry in 2000 and has taught courses and mentored students in both the Department of Chemistry and the Environmental Science and Studies Program since his arrival.  Dr. Casey’s research interests include the environmental chemistry and toxicology of urban stormwater including issues related to runoff from highway infrastructure and copper roofing materials.  His research quantifies the distribution of trace metals, nutrients and salts in stormwater ponds and biota and evaluates the performance of bioretention stuctures for the mitigation of stormwater pollutants.