Teaching

My teaching responsibilities are in the areas of General and Inorganic Chemistry and range from first-year courses to advanced upper-level coursework.

  • CHEM 1400 - General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1500 - General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 2700 - Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 2710 - Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
  • CHEM 4700 - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 4800 - Introduction to Crystallography (special topics course)

Grants

supported by the National Science Foundation

Raman Spectroscopy

Raman spectroscopy has been incorporated into many chemistry courses thanks to funding from the National Science Foundation.

Structural Chemistry

Structural methods including X-ray crystallography are being incorporated into a range of courses at Otterbein University

Symmetry@Otterbein

The Symmetry@Otterbein web site helps students and faculty visualize molecular and crystallographic symmetry.

Publications

  • Diamine bis(phenolate) and pendant amine bis(phenolate) ligands: catalytic activity for the room temperature palladium-catalyzed Suzuki–Miyaura coupling reaction
    Appl. Organomet. Chem. 2015, 30, 32-39

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  • cis-Diamminedichloridoplatinum(II) N,N-dimethylformamide monosolvate
    Acta Cryst. 2012, E68, m863-m864

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  • Tris(3-nitropentane-2,4-dionato-Κ2O,O′)- cobalt(III)
    Acta Cryst., 2012, E68, m312-m313

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  • 4-Nitro-N-(3-nitrophenyl)benzamide
    Acta Cryst., 2011, E67, o2735

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  • 2,5-Dimethyl-1,3-dinitrobenzene
    Acta Cryst., 2011, E67, o2276-o2277

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  • Effect of intraligand π-delocalization on the photophysical properties of two new Ru(II) complexes
    J. Photochem. Photobiol., A, 2011, 217, 100-107

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  • A low-temperature phase of bis(tetrabutylammonium) octa-μ3-chlorido-hexachlorido-octahedro-hexatungstate
    Acta Cryst. 2010, C66, m303-m306

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  • Kinetic Study of the Ring-Opening Metathesis Copolymerization of Ionic with Nonionic Cyclooctatetraene Derivatives To Yield Polyacetylene Ionomers
    Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 2676-2683

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  • Polyelectrolyte-Mediated Electrochemical Fabrication of a Polyacetylene p−n Junction
    Chem. Mater., 2010, 22, 241-246

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