Anita Briedis-Bilsens, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Briedis-Bilsens teaches organic chemistry, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, fundamentals of chemistry and values and virtues. Among her research interests are detoxifying enzymes, natural products enzaymology and enzyme kinetics. Dr. Briedis-BIlsens has been a member of Concordia’s faculty since 1981.


  • PhD, Biochemistry, University of Illinois; Chicago.
  • MS, Organic Chemistry, University of Illinois; Chicago.
  • BEd, Chemistry, Physical Science; University of Wisconsin; Madison, Wis.
  • BS, Chemistry, University of Illinois, Chicago.