Bob Kenworthy has been retained by our organization as the manager of affiliate relations since January 2007. Bob is a DuPont retiree. He left DuPont in 1993 after 28 years of employment and worked for the Rollins Environmental Services Company until November 1997 when he started a small post-retirement consulting practice from his home that is still in practice today.

At the Science History Institute, Bob does whatever is necessary to maintain and encourage the relationship between the Institute and its more than 35 affiliates, most of which are professional societies and trade associations in the chemical and molecular sciences. He also provides support for the Heritage Council and the Joseph Priestley Society. Bob is responsible for building the presence of the Institute outside of the Philadelphia area. Additionally, he cohosts, with Michal Meyer, the monthly the Institute podcast, Distillations