Science and Technology

Our dedicated faculty and quality facilities prepare students for science-related careers and graduate studies. We emphasize basic and applied research, technological applications, and international experiences because our objective is not merely to accumulate knowledge, but also to develop commitment and take action.


Crowley-Parmentier, Julia

Julia Crowley-Parmentier

Lecturer, Science and Technology
Faculty Suite G, Room 2106

Julia Crowley-Parmentier, Lecturer, received her Ph.D. in Geological Sciences from Brown University. She spent three years as an Assistant Professor at the University of California, Davis. On returning to Rhode Island, she worked for many years in environmental consulting as a Senior Project Manager, managing site assessment, remediation and Brownfields projects in Southern New England. At Bryant she teaches courses in Geology, Environmental Science, and Energy Management and manages Bryant’s Analytical Laboratory.

Environmental Science Energy Geology, Geochemistry

Environmental and Energy Education, Geochemistry, Geology, Climate Change Education, Energy, Water Pollution, Trace Metal Systematics

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Sigma Xi
  • 1982, Congressional Science Fellowship

Crowley-Parmentier, J., Whitman, B., McNally, D., Trace metal uptake by Lolium perenne (perennial ryegrass) when grown on construction fill made up of coal-generated fly ash, Environmental Science and Pollution Research.

Crowley-Parmentier, J., Dickey, A., Watts, C., McNally, D., The Blackstone River as a source of heavy metal contamination to Narragansett Bay. , 2015.

Crowley-Parmentier, J., Watts, C., Dickey, A., McNally, D., Changing anion nutrients and pollution influx to the Providence River and Narragansett Bay from the Blackstone River Watershed., 2015.

Crowley-Parmentier, J., Whitman, B., McNally, D., Trace Metal Leaching and Bioavailability of Coal-Generated Fly Ash, International Science Congress Association, 2012.