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University mourns the loss of Dr. James Kincaid

Dr. James R. Kincaid

Marquette University mourns the loss of Dr. James Kincaid, professor emeritus of chemistry and former chair of the Department of Chemistry, who passed away on Monday, Sept. 26.  Jim spent 38 years in the Department of Chemistry, where he established a productive research program focused on the application of resonance Raman spectroscopy to biological and energy-related molecules. Along the way, he published 150 papers that have been cited over 5000 times. His research lab was continuously funded with grants from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, and Department of Energy. In light of his extraordinary contributions to Marquette, he was honored as a Wehr Professor, Way Klingler Fellow, Habermann Chair, and Haggerty Award for Research Excellence. He also served as Chemistry Department chair from 2017-2021.

Funeral information will be shared when available. 

Please remember Jim, his family and friends in prayer.