Colin D. Abernethy

BSc (Hons), Durham University, England. PhD, The University of New Brunswick, Canada. Current research interests include the synthesis of new early transition-metal nitride compounds and the development of practical exercises for undergraduate chemistry teaching laboratories. Author of publications in the fields of inorganic and physical chemistry, as well as chemical education. Recipient of research grants from The Royal Society, Nuffield Foundation, Research Corporation for the Advancement of Science, and American Chemical Society. Received postdoctoral research fellowships at the University of Texas at Austin and Cardiff University, Wales. Previously taught at: Strathclyde University, Scotland; Western Kentucky University; and Keene State College, New Hampshire. SLC, 2010–

Courses taught in Chemistry

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • General Chemistry I
  • General Chemistry II
  • Physical Chemistry Research Seminar
2012-2013
  • General Chemistry I
  • General Chemistry II
  • Research and Discovery at the Frontiers of Chemistry
2011-2012
  • First-Year Studies: Green Chemistry: An Environmental Revolution
  • General Chemistry I
  • General Chemistry II

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