University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Doctorate in Inorganic Chemistry, August 1996.
Research Advisor: Professor Joseph L. Templeton.
Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 40508.
Received BA in Chemistry with minor in Mathematics.
Graduated June of 1991.
Use of copper hydride catalysts for controlled addition toketones
Creating connections amongst undergraduate syntheticexperiences
Transforming glycerol into a chemical feedstock throughgreen chemistry
General Chemistry 1 and 2: required course forchemistry, biology and other science majors.
Inorganic Chemistry andAdvanced Inorganic Chemistry: two one-semester courses dealing with all aspects ofinorganic chemistry from periodic trends to organometallic catalysts.
Inorganic ChemistryLaboratory and Synthesis and Characterization: advancedlabs focusing on the synthesis of metal complexes and their application toorganic transformations.
Chemistry and Society: general requirement course designed for non-sciencemajors with an emphasis on the role of chemistry in current issues.
Organometallics: advanced special topics course coveringtransition metal organometallic species from theory to applications in organicsynthesis.
Organic ChemistryLaboratory 1 and 2: laboratory to component toOrganic Chemistry lecture. Lab designedto focus on basic synthetic techniques and build connections between lecturecontent and laboratory experiments.