William Jensen

William B Jensen

Professor

Rieveschl Hall

508

Education

B.S.: University of Wisconsin Madison, WI, 1970 (Chemistry)

M.S.: University of Wisconsin Madison, WI, 1972 (Chemistry and Education)

Ph.D: University of Wisconsin Madison, WI, 1982 (Inorganic Chemistry)

Abbreviated Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

"Caricature and the Chemist," Chemistry, 1971, 44(11), 6-9.

"A Chemist's Annotated Mother Goose of Modern Bonding Theory," Chemistry, 1972, 45(6), 13-15.

"Lewis Acid-Base Theory: I. Development," Chemistry, 1974, 47(3), 11-14.

"Lewis Acid-Base Theory: II. Applications," Chemistry, 1974, 47(4), 13-18.

"Lewis Acid-Base Theory: III. Hard and Soft Acid-Base Theory," Chemistry, 1974, 47(5), 14-18.

"Murder in the Lab?," J. Chem. Educ., 1976, 53, 202.

"Chemical Symbolism and the Solid State: A Proposal," J. Chem. Educ., 1977, 54, 277-279.

"19th-Century Textbook Illustrations," J. Chem. Educ., 1977, 54, 28, 74, 142, 235, 272, 339, 412, 466, 525, 595, 657, 755.

"A Note on Brønstedian Energetics," Chemtech, 1977, 7, 656.

"The Lewis Acid-Base Concepts: A Status Report," Chem. Rev., 1978, 78, 1-22.

"Electron-Counting Rules and Molecular Bonding Topology," De Educ. Quim., 1978, 3, 210-227.

"Chemical Satire and Theory: 1868," Chem. Brit., 1979, 15(3), 132-137, 141.

"VSEPR and Central Atom Size Effects," De Educ. Quim., 1980, 5, 18-20.

"Extending Ball and Stick Models by Using 3c-2e Bonding Components," J. Chem. Educ., 1980, 57, 637-638.

"Some Comments on Linnett Double-Quartet Theory," Can. J. Chem., 1981, 59, 807-813.

"A Note on the Term Transition Metal," Chem 13 News, 1981, 120, 14.

"Solvation versus Solvolysis," Chem 13 News, 1981, 127, 8-9.

"The Positions of Lanthanum (Actinium) and Lutetium (Lawrencium) in the Periodic Table," J. Chem. Educ., 1982, 59, 634-636.

"Lewis Acid-Base Interactions and Adhesion Theory," Rubber Chem. Techn., 1982, 55, 881-901. Reprinted as "Acids, Bases, and Adhesion: A Synergy," Chemtech, 1982, 12, 755-764.

"A Resource File for Chemical Stereoviews," J. Chem. Educ., 1982, 59, 385-386.

"Monsieur de Maupassant and Phosphure de Calcium," Chem 13 News, 1983, 139, 4-5.Reprinted in HIST Newsletter, 1986, 18, 5-8.

"Acids and Bases: Ancient Concepts in a Modern Science," Chem Matters, 1983, 1(2), 14-15.

"The HSAB Principle and Extended Solubility Theory," Inorg. Chem. Acta, 1983, 75, 193- 197 (with A. Beerbower).

"Abegg, Lewis, Langmuir and the Octet Rule," J. Chem. Educ., 1984, 61, 191-200.

"More on Chemical Stereoviews," J. Chem. Educ., 1984, 61, 267.

"LeChatelier's Principle, Solubility, and Deja Vu," J. Chem. Educ., 1987, 64, 287.

"Unbalanced Chemical Equations," J. Chem. Educ., 1987, 64, 646.

"Labeling of the Periodic Table," Chem. Eng. News, 1987 (Aug. 17), 3.

"Whatever Happended to the Grotta del Cane?," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1988, 1, 10-12.

"Whatever Happened to the Microcrith?," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1988, 2, 16-19.

"Whatever Happened to Homberg's Pyrophorus?," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1989, 3, 21-24.

"The World's Largest Hydrogen Sulfide Test," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1989, 4, 39.

"Thomas Duché Mitchell and the Chemistry of Principles," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1989, 5, 42-48.

"Whatever Happened to the Nascent State?," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1990, 6, 26-36.

"Harry Jones Meets the Famous," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1990, 7, 26-33.

"History of Chemistry Resources at the University of Cincinnati," Othmer Library News, 1990, 2(2), 2-3, and 1992, 4(2), 4.

"Reinventing the Hofmann Sodium Spoon," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1990, 7, 38-39.

"Of Beehives and Babo Generators," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1990, 8, 34-35.

"The Lewis Acid-Base Concepts: Recent Results and Prospects for the Future," J.Adhesion Sci. Technol., 1991, 5, 1-21. Reprinted in K. L. Mittal, H. R. Anderson Jr., eds., Acid-Base Interactions: Relevance to Adhesion Science and Technology, VSP: Utrecht, 1991, pp 3-23.

"To Demonstrate the Truths of 'Chemistry': An Historical and Pictorial Celebration of the Art of the Lecture Demonstration," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1991, 10, 3-15.

"Michael Faraday and the Art and Science of Chemical Manipulation," Bull. Hist. Chem.,1991, 11, 65-76.

"Jibber, Jabber, or Just Geber?," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1992, 12, 49-51.

"The Historical Development of the van Arkel Bond-Type Triangle," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1992-1993, 13/14, 47-59.

"Quality versus Quantity," Educ. Chem., 1994, 31, 10.

"Bond Type versus Structure Type," Educ. Chem., 1994, 31, 94.

"A Quantitative van Arkel Bond-Type Triangle," J. Chem. Educ., 1995, 72, 395-398.

"Electronegativity from Avogadro to Pauling: I. Origins of the Electronegativity Concept," J.Chem. Educ., 1996, 73, 11-20.

"Primary, Secondary or Tertiary?," Educ. Chem., 1996, 32, 122-123.

"Captain Nemo's Battery: Chemistry and the Science Fiction of Jules Verne," Chem. Intell.,1997, 3(2), 23-32.

"A Note on the Term 'Chalcogen,'" J. Chem. Educ., 1997, 74, 1063-1064.

"Does Chemistry Have a Logical Structure?," J. Chem. Educ., 1998, 75, 679-687.

"Can We Unmuddle the Chemistry Textbook?," J. Chem. Educ., 1998, 75, 817-828.

"One Chemical Revolution or Three?," J. Chem. Educ., 1998, 75, 961-969.

"The Thermodynamics and Kinetics of 'HeaterMeals': An Exercise in Undergraduate Inorganic Chemistry," J. Chem. Educ., 2000, 77, 713-717.

"Levels of Chemical Description," J. Chem. Educ., 1999, 76, 1622-1624.

"Reaction Feasibility and the Planck Function," J. Chem. Educ., 2000, 77, 1411.

"Generalizing the Phase Rule," J. Chem. Educ., 2001, 78, 1369-1370.

"An Idea Whose Time Has Come?," J. Chem. Educ., 2001, 78, 727.

"Encounters with Chemistry: I. Charles Darwin," Chem. Intell., 2000, 6(2), 59

"Encounters with Chemistry: II. H. L. Mencken," Chem. Intell., 2000, 6(3), 58.

"The Contributions of Aaron Ihde to the History of Chemistry," Bull. Hist. Chem., 2001, 26,24-32.

"Encounters with Chemistry: III. Herbert Spencer," Chem. Intell., 2000, 6(4), 60.

"Erasmus on Alchemy," Bull. Hist. Chem., 2006, 31, 1-8.

"Empirical Formulas and the Solid State: A Proposal," J. Chem. Educ., 2004, 81,1772-1774.

"Electronegativity from Avogadro to Pauling: II. Late 19th and Early 20th Century Developments," J. Chem. Educ., 2003, 80, 279-287.

"The Positions of Zinc, Cadmium, and Mercury in the Periodic Table," J. Chem. Educ., 2003, 80, 952-961.

"The Position of Hydrogen and Helium in the Periodic Table," J. Chem. Educ., in preparation.

"The Quest for Noble-Gas Compounds: 1894-1962," in preparation.

"Morphogenetic Fields or Polymorphism?," Skeptical Inquirer, 2003, 27(1), 66.

"Entropy and Constraint of Motion," J. Chem. Educ., 2004, 81, 639-640.

"The Universal Gas Constant," J. Chem. Educ., 2003, 80, 731-732.

"The KLM-Shell Labels," J. Chem. Educ., 2003, 80, 996.

"The Symbol for pH," J. Chem. Educ., 2004, 81, 21.

"Keeping It Simple," J. Chem. Educ., to be submitted

"Phase Diagrams and Bond Triangles," J. Chem. Educ., submitted.

"Did Lavoisier Blink?," J. Chem. Educ., 2004, 81, 629.

"The Origin of Stoichiometry Problems," J. Chem. Educ., 2003, 80, 1248.

"The Origin of Vinyl," J. Chem. Educ., 2004, 81, 464.

"Classification, Faulty Logic, and the Teaching of Chemstry," to be submitted.

"Refining Campbell's Rule," J. Chem. Educ., 2004, 81, 1570

"The Origin of Alcohol Proof," J. Chem. Educ., 2004, 81, 1258.

"The Origin of the Name 'Nylon'," J. Chem. Educ., 2005, 82, 676.

"The Origin of the Bunsen Burner," J. Chem. Educ., 2005, 82, 518.

"The Origin of the Mole Concept," J. Chem. Educ., 2004, 81, 1409.

"Why Helium Ends in '-ium’," J. Chem. Educ., 2004, 81, 944.

"The Origins of the Eighteen Electron Rule," J. Chem. Educ., 2005, 82, 28.

"The Origins of the Liebig Condenser," J. Chem. Educ., 2006, 83, 23.

"The Origin of Pyrex," J. Chem. Educ., 2006, 83, 692-693.

"A Previously Unrecognized Portrait of Joan Baptista Van Helmont," Ambix, 2004, 51, 263-268.

"Was Einstein Really a Pantheist?," Free Inquiry, submitted

“Why is the First Electron Shell in Atomic Structure Designated with a K rather than A?,” Science Teacher, 2005, 72(5), 50.

“Can a Chemical Equation Have Two Different Ways to Balance It?,” Science Teacher, 2005, 72(5), 50.

“The Origins of the Symbols A and Z for Atomic Weight and Number,” J. Chem. Educ., 2005, 82, 1764.

“The Symbolism of Chemical Equations,” J. Chem. Educ., 2005, 82, 1461.

“The Origins of Positive and Negative in Electricity,” J. Chem. Educ., 2005, 82, 988.

“The Origins of the Ortho-, Meta-, Para- Prefixes in Chemical Nomenclature,” J. Chem.Educ., 2006, 83, 356-357.

“The Origin of the Term Allotrope,” J. Chem. Educ., 2006, 83, 838-839.

“The Origins of the Hirsh and Büchner Vacuum Filtration Funnels” J. Chem. Educ., 2006,83, 1283.

“The Origin of the Term Base” J. Chem. Educ., 2006, 83, 1130.

“The 2005 Edelstein Award Paper: Textbooks and the Future of History of Chemistry as an Academic Discipline,” Bull. Hist. Chem., 2006, 31, 1-8.

“A Geometric Chemistry Challenge," Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 2006, 385, 790-791 (with J. Meija).

“More on the Nature of Resonance,” J. Chem. Educ., 2006, 83, 1290-1291.

“Leland C. Clark, Jr. (1918-2005),” Biosens. & Bioel., 2006, 21, 1403-1404 (with W.R. Heineman).

“The Use of Dots in Chemical Formulas”J. Chem. Educ., 2006, 83, 1580-1591.

“The Origin of the Term ‘Hypervalent’”J. Chem. Educ., 2006, 83, 1751-1752.

“How and When Did Avogadro’s Name Become Associated with Avogadro’s Number?” J. Chem. Educ., 2007, 84, 223.

“The Origin of the s, p, d, f Orbital Labels,” J. Chem. Educ., 2007, 84, 757-758.

“The Origin of the Names Malic, Maleic and Malonic Acid,” J. Chem. Educ., 2007, 84, 924.

“The Origin of the Oxidation-State Concept,” J. Chem. Educ., 2007, 84, 1418-1419.

“The Origin of the Soxhlet Extractor,” J. Chem. Educ., 2007, 84, 1913-1914.

“The Origin of the Polymer Concept,” J. Chem. Educ., 2008, 85, 624-625.

“Why Tungsten Instead of Wolfram?," J. Chem. Educ., 2008, 85, 488-489.

“Cheese or Flu?,”Bull. Hist. Chem., 2007, 32 (2), 104.

"The Origin of the Rubber Policeman," J. Chem. Educ., 2008, 85, 776.

“More on ClO and Related Radicals,” J. Chem. Educ., 2008, 85, 783.

"Is Mercury Now a Transition Element?,” J. Chem. Educ., 2008, 85, 1182-1183.

"The Origin of the Rotavap," J. Chem. Educ., 2008, 85, 1481.

"The Periodic Table: Facts or Committees?," J. Chem. Educ., 2008, 85, 1491-1492.

"Lost Artifacts? The Squibb Museum," Bull. Hist. Chem., 2008, 33(2), 111.
152. "Castor Bean Redux and an Israeli Breakthrough," Jerusalem Post, December.

"Castor Bean Redux and an Israeli Breakthrough," Jerusalem Post, December 2008 (with M.Orchin and H. Fenichel).

"Der Phosophische Peri-Baum of Dorothea Juliana Walchin," Lloydiana, 2008, 12(3-4), 18-19.

"Lost Artifacts? The F. J. Moore Portrait Collection," Bull. Hist. Chem., 2009, 34 (1), 61.

"Melting Points and the Characterization of Organic Compounds," J. Chem. Educ., 2009, 86,23-24.

"The Origins of the Metallic Bond," J. Chem. Educ., 2009, 86, 278-279.

"The Origin of the Circle Symbol for Benzene," J. Chem. Educ., 2009, 86, 423-424.

"The Origin of the 'Delta' Symbol for Fractional Charges, " J. Chem. Educ., 2009, 86, 545.

"Erasmus on Alchemy". Bull. Hist. Chem. (2006), 31, 1-8.

"Electronegativity from Avogadro to Pauling: 11. Late 19th and Early 20th Century Developments". J. Chem. Educ. (2003), 80, 279-287.

"The Positions of Zinc, Cadmium, and Mercury in the Periodic Table". J. Chem. Edu. (2003), 80, 952-961.

"Morphogenetic Fields or Polymorphism?". Skeptical Inquirer (2003), 27, 66.

"Entropy and Constraint of Motion". J. Chem. Educ. (2004), 81, 639-640.

"The Universal Gas Constant". J. Chem. Educ (2003), 80, 731-732.

"The KLM-Shell Labels". J. Chem. Educ (2003), 80, 996.

"The Symbol for pH". J. Chem. Educ (2004), 81, 21.

"Did Lavoisier Blink?". J. Chem. Educ (2004), 81, 629.

"The Origin of Stoichiometry Problems". J. Chem. Educ (2003), 80, 1248.

"The Origin of Vinyl". J. Chem. Educ (2004), 81, 464.

"Refining Campbell's Rule". J. Chem. Educ (2004), 81, 1570.

"The Origin of Alcohol Proof". J. Chem. Educ (2004), 81, 1258.

"The Origin of the Name 'Nylon'". J. Chem. Educ (2005), 82, 676.

"The Origin of the Bunsen Burner". J. Chem. Educ (2005), 82, 518.

"The Origin of the Mole Concept". J. Chem. Educ (2004), 81, 1409.

"Why Helium Ends in '-ium'". J. Chem. Educ (2004), 81, 944.

"The Origins of the Eighteen Electron Rule". J. Chem. Educ (2005), 82, 28.

"The Origins of the Liebig Condenser". J. Chem. Educ (2006), 83, 23.

"The Origin of Pyrex". J. Chem. Educ (2006), 83, 692-693.

"A Previously Unrecognized Portrait of Joan Baptista Van Helmont". Ambix (2004), 51, 263-268.

"Why is the First Electron Shell in Atomic Structure Designated with a K rather than A?". Science Teacher (2005), 72, 50.

"Can a Chemical Equation Have Two Different Ways to Balance It?". Science Teacher (2005), 72, 50.

"The Origins of the Symbols A and Z for Atomic Weight and Number". J. Chem. Educ (2005), 82, 1764.

"The Symbolism of Chemical Equations". J. Chem. Educ (2005), 82, 1461.

"The Origins of Positive and Negative in Electricity". J. Chem. Educ (2005), 82, 988.

"The Origins of the Ortho-, Meta-, Para- Prefixes in Chemical Nomenclature". J. Chem. Educ (2006), 83, 356-357.

"The Origin of the Term Allotrope". J. Chem. Educ (2006), 83, 838-839.

"The Origins of the Hirsh and Biichner Vacuum Filtration Funnels". J. Chem. Educ (2006), 83, 1283.

"The Origin the Term Base". J. Chem. Educ (2006), 83, 1130.

"The 2005 Edelstein Award Paper: Textbooks and the Future of History of Chemistry as an Academic Discipline". Bull. Hist. Chem (2006), 31, 1-8.

"A Geometric Chemistry Challenge". Anal. Bioanal. Chem. (2006), 285, 790-791.

"More on the Nature of Resonance". J. Chem. Educ (2006), 83, 1290-1291.

W. E. Heineman; W. B. Jensen. Leland C. Clark, Jr. (1918-2005). Biosens. & Bioel (2006), 21, 1403-1404.

"The Use of Dots in Chemical Formulas". J. Chem. Educ (2006), 83, 1580-1591.

"The Origin of the Term 'Hypervalent'". J. Chem. Educ (2006), 83, 1751-1752.

"How and When Did Avogadro's Name Become Associated with Avogadro's Number?". J. Chem. Educ (2007), 84, 223.

"The Origin of the s, p, d, f Orbital Labels". J. Chem. Educ (2007), 84, 757-758.

"The Origin of the Names Malic, Maleic and Malonic Acid". J. Chem. Educ. (2007), 84, 924.

"The Origin of the Oxidation-State Concept". J. Chem. Educ (2007), 84, 1418-1419.

"Cheese or Flu?". Bull. Hist. Chem (2007), 32, 104.

Methods and Styles in the Development of Chemistry. Bull. Hist. Chem 2003, 54, 56.

Pharmaceutical Education in the Queen City: 150 Years of Service, 1850-2000. Chemical Heritage 2003, 21.

The Art of Chemistry. Ambix 2003, 341, 342.

Cohesion: A Scientific History of Intermolecular Forces. Bull. Hist. Chem 2004, 58.

Lebenslinen: Eine Selbstbiographie. Bull. Hist. Chem 2006, 38.

M. Orchin, W. B. Jensen. Fritz Haber Reviews. Chem. Eng. News 2006.

"The Chemical Promise: Experiment and Mysticism in the Chemical Philosophy, 1550- 1800. Bull. Hist. Chem 2006, 57, 58.

From Alchemy to Chemistry in Picture and Story. Bull. Hist. Chem 2007, 143, 144.

Lost Artifacts?: II. The F. J. Moore Portrait Collection, Bull. Hist. Chem., 2009, 34 (1), 61.

"Melting Points and the Characterization of Organic Compounds," J. Chem. Educ., 2009,  86, 23-24.

"The Origins of the Metallic Bond," J. Chem. Educ., 2009, 86, 278-279.

"The Origin of the Circle Symbol for Benzene,"  J. Chem. Educ., 2009, 86, 423-424.

"The Origin of the 'Delta' Symbol for Fractional Charges, " J. Chem. Educ., 2009, 86, 545.

"Balancing Redox Equations," J. Chem. Educ., 2009, 86, 681-682.

"The Origin of Bond Lines," J. Chem. Educ., 2009, 86, 791.

"The Origin of the Meker and Tirrill Laboratory Burners," J. Chem. Educ., 2009, 86,1362-1363.

"The Origin of the Brill  Process for the Manufacture of Oxygen," J. Chem. Educ., 2009, 86, 1266-1267.

"Misapplying the Periodic Law," J. Chem.Educ., 2009, 86, 1186.

 “Introduction to the English Translation of ‘The Theory of Dissociation’ by August Horstmann,” Bull. Hist Chem., 2009, 34(2), 73-75.

“English Translation of ‘The Theory of Dissociation’ by August Horstmann,” Bull. Hist  Chem., 2009, 34(2), 76-82.

 “August Horstmann and the Origins of Chemical Thermodynamics,” Bull. Hist Chem., 2009, 34(2), 83-91.

“Origins: Why pH?,” Commentary II, Jensen Chem/Web., October, 2009.

“The Positions of Lanthanum (Actinium) and Lutetium (Lawrencium) in the Periodic Table,” Commentary I, Jensen Chem/Web., September 2009.

"Why is R Used to Symbolize Hydrocarbon Substituents?,"  J. Chem. Educ., 2009, 86, 360-361.

Origin of the Ionic Radius Ratio Rules,” J. Chem. Educ., 2010, 87, 587-588.

"Lost Artifacts? III. The Anna Lea Painting,” Bull.  Hist. Chem., 2010, 35(1), 54-55.

“Lost Artifacts? IV. The Irving Langmuir Film,” Bull. Hist. Chem., 2010, 35(2), 134.

“Onion’s Fusible Alloy,” J. Chem. Educ., 2010, 87, 1050-1051

"Why Are q and Q Used to Symbolize Heat?,” J. Chem. Educ., 2010, 87, 1142.

“Why Has the Value of Avogadro’s Constant Changed Over Time?,” J. Chem. Educ., 2010, 87, 1302.

“Balancing Redox Equations,” J. Chem. Educ., 2010, 87, 476-477.

“Avogadro Constant Challenge,” Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 2010, 397, 1-2, Ibid., 2010, 398, 11-12 (with J. Meija)

“7 Up, Lithium, and Depression,” Bull. Hist. Chem., 2010, 35(2), 104.

"Isotope Symbolism,” J. Chem. Educ., 2011, 88, 22-23

Book Chapter

"The Role of Coupled-Transport Reactions in the Preparation of Metal Halides and Chalcides Using Molten Aluminum Halides as Solvents," in M. Blander et al., eds., Proc. 4th Annual Symposium on Molten Salts, San Francisco, CA, 1984, 84(2), 98-108. (with E. Larsen).

"Lewis Acid-Base Aspects of Liquid-Liquid Miscibility," Proc. Symposium on Migration of Gases, Liquids, and Solids in Elastomers, 126th National Meeting of the Rubber Division, ACS, Denver, CO, 1984. Incorporated into paper 30.

"Classification, Symmetry, and the Periodic Table," Computers Maths. with Appl., 1986, 12B,487-510. Reprinted in I. Hargittai, ed., Symmetry, Pergamon: New York, NY, 1986, pp 487-510.

"The Historical Development of Blowpipe Analysis," in J. T. Stock and M. V. Orna, eds.,The History and Preservation of Chemical Instrumentation, Reidel: Amsterdam, 1986, pp 123-149.

"The Relevance of Lewis Acid-Base Chemistry to Surface Interactions," in K. L. Mittal, ed.,Surface and Colloid Science in Computer Technology, Plenum: New York, NY, 1987, pp 27-59.

"A Nonsense Book of Thermodynamics," in R. L. Weber, ed., Droll Science, Humana Press:Clifton, NJ, 1988, p 145.

"Spectroelectrochemistry with Optically Transparent Electrodes: An Anecdotal History of the Early Years," in J. Stock and M. V. Orna, eds., Electrochemistry, Past and Present, ACS Books:Washington, DC, 1989, pp 442-457 (with W. Heineman).

"Crystal Coordination Formulas: A Flexible Notation for the Interpretation of Solid-State Structures," in D. G. Pettifor and F. R. de Boer, eds., The Structures of Binary Compounds, Elsevier: Amsterdam, 1989, pp 105-146.

"A Chemist Turns Historian," in J. B. Umland, General Chemistry, West Publishing:Minneapolis, MN, 1993, pp 620-621.

"Kenichi Fukui," in L. K. James, ed., Nobel Laureates in Chemistry: 1901-1992, ACS Books: Washington, DC, 1993, pp 639-647.

"History of Chemistry and the Chemical Community: Bridging the Gap," in S. Mauskopf.ed., Chemical Sciences and the Modern World, University of Pennsylvania; Philadelpha, PA, 1993,pp. 262-276.

"American Chemistry: 1970-1994," in R. H. Ferrell and J. Hoff, eds., Dictionary of American History Supplement, Part I, Scribner's: New York, NY, 1996, pp 108-110.

"Dimtri Ivanovich Mendeleev," in The Macmillan Encyclopedia of Chemistry, Macmillan,New York, NY, 1997.

"The Periodic Law and Periodic Table," in Britannica on Line, Britannica Inc.: Chicago, IL, 2000.

"Gilbert Newton Lewis, 1875-1946," in Britannica on Line, Britannica Inc.: Chicago, IL, 2000.

"Fritz Haber, 1868-1934," in Britannica on Line, Britannica Inc.: Chicago, IL, 2000.

“Four Centuries of Atomic Theory: An Overview,” in C. J. Giunta, Ed., Atoms in Chemistry: From Dalton’s Predecessors to Complex Atoms and Beyond, ACS Books, Washington, DC, 2010, Chapter 2.

“Newton and Lucretius: Some Overlooked Parallels,” in D. B. Suits, T. J. Madigan, Eds, Lucretius: His Continuing Influence and Contemporary Relevance, RIT Graphic Arts Press: Rochester, NY, 2011.

Other Publication

"The First Half-Century of Department Heads," Chem. Bond, 1987, 20, 7-10.

"Cincinnati Chemists: I. Thomas Herbert Norton," CINTACS Newsletter, 1987, 25(1), 8-10,25(2), 6-11.

"Cincinnati Chemists: II. Thomas Duché Mitchell," CINTACS Newsletter, 1988, 25(3), 6-9, 26(1), 10-15.

"An Interview with Bill Gilbert," Chem. Bond, 1988, 21, 12-19.

The Origins of the Cincinnati Chemical Community, Cincinnati Section of the ACS:Cincinnati, OH, 1988 (Bicentennial Booklet).

"An Interview with Hans Jaffé," Chem. Bond, 1989, 22, 4-16

"Cincinnati Chemists: III. Elijah Slack," CINTACS Newsletter, 1989, 26(2), 8-11, 26(3), 8-13.

"Cincinnati Chemists: IV. Robert Bowne Warder (1848-1905)," CINTACS Newsletter, 1989, 27(1), 10-15.

"Graduate Profile: Dr. Else Schulze," Chem. Bond., 1989, 23, 14-16.

"Hans Willi Zimmer: 1921-2001," Biographical Introduction to The Collected Papers of Hans Zimmer, Vol. 1, Oesper Collections, Cincinnati, OH, 2003.

"On the Death of a Friend: John J. Alexander, 1940-2002," Chem. Bond, 2003, 31, 9-11.

"Remembering High School Chemistry," privately distributed.

“In Memory of Frank R. Meeks,” Chem. Bond, 2007 (Fall), 11.

"In Memorium: Theordore William Gilbert 1929-2007," Chem. Bond, 2007 (Fall), p. 10.

"Hans Willi Zimmer: 1921-2001". Biographical Introduction to The Collected Papers (2003), Vol. 1, Oesper Collections, Cincinnati, OH.

"On the Death of a Friend: John J. Alexander, 1940-2002". Chem. Bond (2003), 31, 9-11.

"Remembering High School Chemistry". privately distributed.

"In Memory of Frank R. Meeks". Chem. Bond (2007), Fall, 11.

"In Memorium: Theordore William Gilbert 1929-2007". Chem. Bond (2007), Fall, 10.

“Found Tucked in a Book.” Chembond, 2010, 37, 6.  Also posted on Museum Notes, 2010 (8 Oct), Oesper Collections Website.

“Oesper’s Salt,” Museum Notes, 2010 (12 Nov), Oesper Collections Website.

“The Craig Countercurrent Distribution Train,” Museum Notes,  2010 (6 Dec), Oesper Collections Website.

In Press

"Atoms," in The Macmillan Encyclopedia of Chemistry, 2nd ed., Macmillan, New York, NY, in press.

"Molecules," in The Macmillan Encyclopedia of Chemistry, 2nd ed., Macmillan, New York, NY.

“When Was Electronegativity First Quantified? Part I,” J. Chem. Educ., 2011, 88,

“When Was Electronegativity First Quantified? Part II,” J. Chem. Educ., 2011, 88

“Denison-Hackh Structure Symbols: A Forgotten Episode in the Teaching of Organic Chemistry,” Bull. Hist. Chem., 2011,

“Faraday’s Law or Faraday’s Laws?,” Chem. Educ., 2011, 88,

“Physical Chemistry Before Ostwald: The Textbooks of Josiah Parons Cooke,” Bull. Hist. Chem., 2011

“The Origins of the Qualifiers Iso-, Neo-, Primary, Secondary, and  Tertiary,” J. Chem. Educ., 2011,

Book

The Secondary Chemistry Textbook and the History of Secondary Chemistry Teaching: 1820-1960, M.S. Thesis, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 1972

Investigations of the Quarternary M/MCl4/X8 /Al2CI6 Systems (where M = Zr, Ti, and X8 = S, Se,) and Related Melts, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 1982.

The Lewis Acid-Base Concepts: An Overview, Wiley: New York, NY, 1980.

Laboratory Experiments for General Chemistry, Kendall Hunt: Dubuque, IO, 1988.

Logic, History and the Teaching of Chemistry, NEACT & Sacred Heart University: Fairfield, CT, 1995.

What a Privilege! Celebrating 85 Years of the Life and Career of Milt Orchin, University of Cincinnati: Cincinnati, OH, 1999.

Chemistry: The Science of Substance, University of Cincinnati: Cincinnati, OH, 2000.

Mendeleev on the Periodic Law: Selected Writings 1869-1905; Dover: Mineola, NY, 2006.

Philosophers of Fire: A Brief Outline of 600 Years of Chemical History for Students of Chemistry, 1400-2000; Oesper Collections: University of Cincinnati, 2005.

Scientist in the Service of Israel: The Life and Times of Ernst David Bergmann (1906-1976), Magnes Press: Jerusalem, 2011, in press (with H. Fenichel and M. Orchin).

Review

Review of R. B. Seymour and T. Chiang, "History of Polyolefins," HIST Newsletter, 1986,17, 5.

"Report on the Pedagogy and the Periodic Table Symposium," CHED Newsletter, Spring 1987, p 23.

Review of R. Banks, D. Sharp and J. Tatlow, "Fluorine: The First One Hundred Years (1886-1986)," Chem. Eng. News, 1987, (Nov. 30), 28-32.

Review of J. G. Traynham, "Essays on the History of Organc Chemistry," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1986, 1, 14 .

Review of W. A. E. McBryde et al, "Essays in Chemical History," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1988,2, 22 .

Review of A. Thackray et al, "Chemistry in America," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1988, 2, 22.

Review of W. Miles, "American Chemists and Chemical Engineers," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1989,3, 26.

Review of G. K. Schweitzer, "A History of Chemistry at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville from 1794-1987," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1989, 3, 26 .

Review of J. J. Loschmidt, "Chemische Studien" and "Konstitutions Formeln der Organischen Chemie in Graphischer Darstellung," Bull. Hist. Chem, 1989, 4, 29.

"A Revolutionary Timeline." Bull. Hist. Chem., 1989, 4, 49.

Review of R. Mulliken, "Life of a Scientist," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1990, 6, 41.

Review of N. A. Figurovskii and Y. I. Solov'ev, "Aleksandr Poifir'evich Borodin: A Chemist's Biography," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1990, 6, 42.

Review of M. V. Orna and J. T. Stock, eds., "Electrochemistry: Past and Present," Bull. Hist.Chem., 1990, 6, 43 .

Review of A. T. Schwartz and J. G. McEvoy, eds., "Motion Towards Perfection: The Achievement of Joseph Priestley." Bull. Hist. Chem., 1990, 7, 34 .

Review of first three volumes of the series "Profiles, Pathways, and Dreams," J. I. Seeman,ed., Bull. Hist. Chem., 1990, 8, 30.

Review of A. J. Ihde, "Chemistry as Viewed from Bascom Hill. A History of the Chemistry Department at the University of Wisconsin," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1990, 7, 34.

Review of C. Hamlin, "A Science of Impurity: Water Analysis in the Nineteenth Century," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1991, 9, 32.

Review of L. Garrigos i Oltra, "Aproximacion a la evolucion historica de los metodos de adjuste de las ecuacions qumicas," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1991, 9, 33.

Review of H. W. Salzberg, "From Caveman to Chemist," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1991, 10, 39.

"A Faraday Timeline," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1991, 11, 101.

"Faraday: A Biographical Checklist," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1991, 11, 100.

"The Harry Shipley Fry Papers," Othmer Library News, 1992, 4(2), 4 .

Review of H. Metzger, "Chemistry," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1992, 12, 39.

Review of R. Mierzecki, "The Historical Development of Chemistry," Bull. Hist. Chem.,1992, 12, 41.

Review of S. Ross, "Nineteenth-Century Attitudes: Men of Science," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1992,12, 42-42.

Review of H. Benninga, "A History of Lactic Acid: A Chapter in the History of
Biotechnology," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1992, 12, 42.

Review of J. S. Fruton, "Contrasts in Scientific Style: Research Groups in the Chemical and Biochemical Sciences," Bull. Hist. Chem., 1992, 12, 42.

Review of first eight volumes of the series "Profiles, Pathways, and Dreams," J. I. Seeman, ed., Isis, 1992, 83, 685-687.

Review of D. H. Rouvray, ed., "Concepts in Chemistry: A Contemporary Challenge," J.Amer. Chem. Soc., 1997, 119, 8580.

"History of Electrochemistry Calendar," Bioanalytical Systems, Lafayette, IN, 1997.

Review of H. W. Schütt, "Elhard Mitscherlich: Prince of Prussian Chemistry," Chem. Intell.,1998, 4(2), 57.

"History of Chemistry Calendar," Bioanalytical Systems, Lafayette, IN, 1998.

Review of R. E. Schofield, "The Enlightenment of Joseph Priestley: A Study of His Life and Works from 1733 to 1773," J. Chem. Educ., 1999, 76, 321-322.

Review of C. Jungnickel and R. McCormmach, "Cavendish," Bull. Hist., 1999, 23, 51-53.

Review of H. W. Schütt, "Auf der Suche nach dem Stein der Weisen: Die Geschichte der Alchemie," J. Chem. Educ., 2001, 78, 732.

Review of C. Meinel, ed., "Instrument - Experiment: Historische Studien," Bull. Hist. Chem.,2001, 26, 135

Review of F. L. Holmes and T. H. Levere, eds., "Instruments and Experimentation in the History of Chemistry," Bull. Hist. Chem., 2001, 26, 134-135.

Review of E. Wiberg, "Holleman-Wiberg's Inorganic Chemistry," 34th ed., J. Chem. Educ., 2002, 79, 944-946.

Review of J. S. Fruton, "Methods and Styles in the Development of Chemistry," Bull. Hist. Chem., 2003, 28(1), 54-56.

Review of M. A. Flannery, D. B. Worthen, "Pharmaceutical Education in the Queen City: 150 Years of Service, 1850-2000," Chemical Heritage, 2003, 21.

Review of A. Greenberg, "The Art of Chemistry," Ambix, 2003, 50, 341-342.

Review of J. S. Rowlinson, "Cohesion: A Scientific History of Intermolecular Forces," Bull. Hist. Chem., 2004, 29(1), 58.

Review of W. Ostwald, “Lebenslinen: Eine Selbstbiographie,” Bull. Hist. Chem., 2006, 31(2), 38.

“Fritz Haber Reviews,” Chem. Eng. News, 2006 (May 29), 2 (with M. Orchin).

Review of A. Debus, “The Chemical Promise: Experiment and Mysticism in the Chemical Philosophy, 1550-1800,” Bull. Hist. Chem., 2006, 32 (1), 57-58.

Review of A. Greenberg, “From Alchemy to Chemistry in Picture and Story,” Bull. Hist. Chem., 2007, 32(2), 143-144.

Review of L. Principe, Ed., “Chymists and Chymistry: Studies in the History of Alchemy and Early Chemistry,” J. Hist. Medicine Related Sci., 2008, 63, 260-262.

Review of M. Crosland, "Scientific Institutions and Practice in France and Britain," Bull. Hist. Chem., 2008, 33(2), 116.

"Twixt Laboratory and Library: A New Role for the Historian of Chemistry?," HIST Newsletter, 1986, 16, 3.

Review of A. D. Morrison-Low, “Making Scientific Instruments in the Industrial Revolution,” Bull. Hist. Chem., 2009, 34(2), 154-155.

Composite review of Sieghard Neufeld, “Chronologie Chemie: Entdecker und Entdeckungen;” Levi Tansjö, “Från Lavoisier till Strindberg;” and Alain Dumont and Robert Luft, “Naissance de la chimie structurale,” Bull. Hist. Chem., 2009, 34(2), 155-156.

Presentations

Invited Presentations

(03-25-2004. ) "An Illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA.

(08-05-1984. ) Crystal Coordination Formulas and the Teaching of Solid-State lnorganic Chemistry .8th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, University of Connecticut.

(10-30-1984. ) Lewis Acid-Base Aspects of Liquid-Liquid Solubility .American Cyanamid Research Laboratories, Stamford, CT.

(08-30-1987. ) Blowpipe Analysis Reconsidered .Division of Chemical Education, 194th National ACS Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

(08-30-1987. ) Dial-A-Chemist: Bizarre Mechanical Devices for Teaching Chemistry .Division of the History of Chemistry, 194th National ACS Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

(08-04-1987. ) Chair, General Papers,Section B, .Division of Chemical Education, 194th National ACS Meeting,, New Orleans, LA.

(06-05-1988. ) Frank Wigglesworth Clarke's 1880 Report on the Teaching of Chemistry and Physics in the United States .Division of the History of Chemistry, 195th National ACS Meeting, Toronto, Canada.

(05-29-1991. ) Michael Faraday and the Art and Science of Chemical Manipulation .23rd Central-Great Lakes Regional ACS Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.

(08-23-2010. ) "Physical Chemistry Before Ostwald: The Textbooks of Josiah Parsons Cooke" .240th National ACS Meeting, Washington, DC. Professional Meeting. . Level:National

(04-05-1992. ) Captain Nemo's Battery: Chemistry and the Science Fiction of Jules Verne .203rd National ACS Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

(04-05-1992. ) The Chemistry of Bug-Eyed Silicon Monsters .203rd National ACS Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

(08-03-1993. ) A. W. Hofmann and the Hofmann Electrolysis Apparatus .Conference on Chemical Education, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN.

(07-31-1994. ) Joseph Priestley and the 18th-Century Revolution in Chemical Apparatus .13th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Bucknell University, Lewisburg,PA,.

(07-31-1994. ) The Historical Development of the van Arkel Bond-Type Triangle .13th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA.

(08-21-1994. ) Electronegativity from Berzelius to Pauling .208th National ACS Meeting, Washington, DC.

(03-26-2002. ) From the Pneumatic Trough to the PC: Apparatus Innovation and the History of Chemistry .History of Chemistry Series, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX.

(03-25-2004. ) An Illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA.

(10-21-2004. ) Priestley's Chemical Apparatus .Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA,.

(05-26-2009. ) Atheism and Free-Thought in 19th-Century Cincinnati: Some Historical Snapshots .Cincinnati Free Inquiry Group, Cincinnati, OH.

(08-23-2010. ) "Physical Chemistry Before Ostwald: The Textbooks of Josiah Parsons Cooke," .Bolton Symposium, 240th National ACS Meeting, Washington, DC. Level:National

(08-23-2010. ) "Inorganic Myths in the Freshman Textbook" .240th National ACS Meeting, Washington, DC. Level:National

Lecture

(06-18-1990. ) The Lewis Acid-Base Concepts: Recent Results and Prospects for the Future .Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA.

(07-22-1991. ) The Historical Development of the Periodic Table and the Structure of the Atom .Philadelphia, PA,.

(07-13-1992. ) From Triads to Aufbau .Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

(08-03-1993. ) To Demonstrate the Truths of Chymistry: 300 Years of Chemical Demonstrations .Butler University, Indianapolis, IN.

(10-30-1993. ) Two Centuries of the Chemistry Set .Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT.

(11-05-1994. ) From the Pneumatic Trough to the PC: Apparatus Innovation and the History of Chemistry .Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT.

(08-15-1995. ) Logic, History, and the Teaching of Chemistry .Heart University, Fairfield, CT.

(04-16-1997. ) Does Chemistry Have a Logical Structure? .San Francisco CA.

(04-15-1997. ) A Natural History Approach to Descriptive Chemistry .San Francisco CA.

(11-01-1997. ) Frank Wigglesworth Clarke's 1880 Report on Chemical Education in the United States .Scared Heart University, Fairfield, CT.

(08-25-1998. ) To Demonstrate the Truths of Chymistry: Three Centuries of Chemical Demonstrations .Boston, MA.

(11-07-1998. ) A Contracted History of the Lanthanide Contraction .Scared Heart University, Fairfield, CT.

(05-30-1999. ) Bond-Type Triangles: An Overview .Toronto, Canada.

(11-11-2000. ) The Quest for Noble-Gas Compounds: 1894-1962 .Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT.

(10-26-2001. ) Fin de Siècle Chemistry: Chemistry at the Turn of The Century, 1400-2000 .University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.

(02-12-1985. ) Abegg, Lewis, Langmuir and the Octet Rule .Brockport, NY.

(04-03-1985. ) Models and Molecules: New Ways of Describing Molecular Structure .Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.

(04-20-1985. ) The Contributions of Solid-State Chemistry to Chemical Theory .Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.

(10-19-1985. ) Origins of the Octet Rule .Rochester, NY.

(11-14-1985. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .Rochester, NY.

(11-15-1985. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .Roberts Wesleyan College, Chili, NY.

(01-24-1986. ) Origins of the Octet Rule .Cincinnati, OH.

(02-15-1986. ) Communicating Solid-State Structures to the Uninitiated .Union College, Schenectady, NY.

(04-15-1986. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .Potsdam, NY.

(04-15-1986. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .St. Lawrence University,Canton, NY.

(11-04-1986. ) Crystal Coordination Formulas and the Teaching of Inorganic Chemistry .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(04-17-1987. ) Chemistry at the University of Cincinnati: The First 50 Years-Part I .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(05-15-1987. ) Chemistry at the University of Cincinnati: The First 50 Years-Part II .Cincinnati, OH.

(06-11-1987. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .Rush- Henrietta Central School District High-School Science Teachers, Rochester, NY.

(08-25-1987. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO.

(10-08-1987. ) August Horstmann and the Origins of Chemical Thermodynamics .University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.

(11-10-1987. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .Rochester, NY.

(11-20-1987. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN.

(02-05-1988. ) Does Ontogeny Recapitulate Phylogeny in Education? Some Depressing Thoughts on Chemical Education and the History of Chemistry .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(02-15-1988. ) The Tail Does Not Wag the Dog: Harry Shipley Fry and the Rise and Fall of the U.C. Chemistry Department, 1918-1945 .Cincinnati, OH.

(02-19-1988. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

(02-26-1988. ) "Chemistry at the University of Cincinnati: The First 50 Years-Part III .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(03-08-1988. ) The Synthesis of Reduced-State Halides and Chalcides of Zirconium and Titanium in Molten Aluminum Halide Melts .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(04-01-1988. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .

(04-13-1988. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

(03-26-1988. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .Huntington, WV.

(04-29-1988. ) Chemistry at the University of Cincinnati: The First 50 Years-Part IV .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(09-13-1988. ) The Synthesis of Reduced-State Halides and Chalcides of Zirconium and Titanium in Molten Aluminum Halide Melts .Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

(09-14-1988. ) Does Ontogeny Recapitulate Phylogeny in Education? Some Depressing Thoughts on Chemical Education and the History of Chemistry .Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

(02-17-1989. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .University of Tennessee Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN.

(03-03-1989. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .Cumberland College, Williamsburg, KY.

(03-08-1989. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .Terre Haute, IN.

(03-08-1989. ) Communicating Solid-State Structures to the Uninitiated .

(03-09-1989. ) Frank Wigglesworth Clarke's 1880 Report on Chemical Education in the United States .DePauw University, Greencastle, IN.

(03-31-1989. ) Chemistry at the University of Cincinnati-Part V .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(05-05-1989. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .Wright State University, Dayton, OH.

(05-08-1989. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .Berea College, Berea, KY.

(05-31-1989. ) Chemistry at the University of Cincinnati, Part VI .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(06-12-1989. ) Resources for the History of Chemistry .St. John's University, Collegeville, MN.

(09-19-1989. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .Collegeville, MN.

(11-29-1989. ) "Frank Wigglesworth Clarke's 1880 Report on Chemical Education in the United States .Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

(02-19-1990. ) August Horstrnann and the Origins of Chemical Thermodynamics .Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

(03-15-1990. ) Does Ontogeny Recapitulate Phylogeny in Education? Some Depressing Thoughts on Chemical Education and the History of Chemistry .University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.

(04-02-1990. ) Three Centuries of Chemical Demonstrations .Murray State University, Murray, KY,.

(04-05-1990. ) Three Centuries of Chemical Demonstrations .West Virginia State College, Institute, WV.

(05-25-1990. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .University of Cincinnati.

(09-14-1990. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI.

(10-13-1990. ) Frank Wigglesworth Clarke's 1880 Report on Chemical Education in the United States .Providence, RI,.

(12-06-1990. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .College of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.

(12-07-1990. ) "Two Hundred Years of the Chemistry Set .Macalester College, St. Paul, MN.

(01-30-1991. ) Two Hundred Years of the Chemistry Set .Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.

(02-18-1991. ) Famous Chemists in Caricature and Anecdote .Capital University, Columbus, OH.

(02-28-1991. ) Frank Wigglesworth Clarke's 1880 Report on Chemical Education in the United States .Cincinnati, OH.

(04-28-1991. ) Two Hundred Years of the Chemistry Set .University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA,.

(05-14-1991. ) The Pimentel Report on the Periodic Table: The Report that Never Was .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(06-18-1991. ) Early History of the Department of Chemistry .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(10-11-1991. ) Two Hundred Years of the Chemistry Set .Albion College, Albion, MI.

(11-05-1991. ) August Horstmann and the Origins of Chemical Thermodynamics .Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL.

(02-04-1992. ) The Pimentel Report on the Periodic Table: The Report that Never Was, Part II .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(02-10-1992. ) August Horstmann and the Origins of Chemical Thermodynamics .University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO.

(02-25-1992. ) Communicating Solid-State Structures to the Uninitiated .Purdue University, Lafayette, IN.

(03-11-1992. ) Organizers and Dissenters: A Century of the Cincinnati Section of the ACS .Cincinnati, OH.

(03-17-1992. ) Two Hundred Years of the Chemistry Set .Dayton, OH.

(12-03-1992. ) The Chemistry of Bug-Eyed Silicon Monsters .Pittsburg, PA.

(02-11-1993. ) Captain Nemo's Battery: Chemistry and the Science Fiction of Jules Verne .Columbus, OH.

(03-02-1993. ) A Contracted History of the Lanthanide Contraction: A Personal Odyessy .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(04-29-1993. ) Captain Nemo's Battery: Chemistry and the Science Fiction of Jules Verne .Parkersburg, WV.

(05-28-1993. ) Captain Nemo's Battery: Chemistry and the Science Fiction of Jules Verne .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(05-13-1993. ) "Captan Nemo's Battery: Chemistry and the Science Fiction of Jules Verne .

(11-09-1993. ) A Short History of the van Arkel Bond Type Triangle," .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(11-15-1993. ) Two Centuries of the Chemistry Set .Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI.

(02-23-1994. ) Captain Nemo's Battery: Chemistry and the Science Fiction of Jules Verne .University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

(03-04-1994. ) Captain Nemo's Battery: Chemistry and the Science Fiction of Jules Verne .College of Mt. Saint Joseph, Cincinnati, OH.

(03-25-1994. ) Two Centuries of the Chemistry Set .Middle Tennessee State University, Murfeesboro, TN.

(04-13-1994. ) Captain Nemo's Battery: Chemistry and the Science Fiction of Jules Verne .Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

(04-28-1994. ) The Chemistry of Bug-Eyed Silicon Monsters .University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, MN.

(04-28-1994. ) "Two Centuries of the Chemistry Set .

(05-20-1994. ) The Chemistry of Bug-Eyed Silicon Monsters .Wright State University, Dayton, OH.

(09-08-1994. ) Captain Nemo's Battery: Chemistry and the Science Fiction of Jules Verne .University of Tennessee, Martin, TN.

(09-09-1994. ) Two Centuries of the Chemistry Set .

(02-24-1995. ) From the Pneumatic Trough to the PC: Apparatus Innovation and the History of Chemistry .University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI,.

(Bad Format: 19951318. ) To Demonstrate the Truths of Chymistry: 300 Years of Chemical Demonstrations .Baltimore, MD.

(04-14-1995. ) To Demonstrate the Truths of Chymistry: 300 Years of Chemical Demonstrations .University of Pittsburgh, PA.

(05-12-1995. ) To Demonstrate the Truths of Chymistry: 300 Years of Chemical Demonstrations .Kansas City, MO.

(05-12-1995. ) The Chemistry of Bug-Eyed Silicon Monsters, .University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, KA.

(06-07-1995. ) Electronegativity from Avogadro to Pauling .John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH.

(10-03-1995. ) To Demonstrate the Truths of Chymistry: 300 Years of Chemical Demonstrations," .Marshall University, Huntington, WV.

(10-20-1995. ) To Demonstrate the Truths of Chymistry: 300 Years of Chemical Demonstrations .Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

(10-26-1995. ) To Demonstrate the Truths of Chymistry: 300 Years of Chemical Demonstrations .University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, MN.

(10-27-1995. ) The Chemistry of Bug-Eyed Silicon Monsters .Hamlin College, Saint Paul, MN.

(11-14-1995. ) From Van Arkel Triangles to Yeh Prisms .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(11-16-1995. ) The Chemistry of Bug-Eyed Silicon Monsters .Columbus, OH.

(04-03-1996. ) Two Centuries of the Chemistry Set .Marshall University, Huntington, WV.

(04-11-1996. ) Captain Nemo's Battery: Chemistry and the Science Fiction of Jules Verne .Bradley University, Peoria, IL.

(04-25-1996. ) Two Centuries of the Chemistry Set .Cincinnati, OH.

(09-09-1996. ) From the Pneumatic Trough to the PC: Apparatus Innovation and the History of Chemistry .University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wl.

(03-28-1997. ) The Chemistry of Bug-Eyed Silicon Monsters .

(04-25-1997. ) Captain Nemo's Battery: Chemistry and the Science Fiction of Jules Verne .Ohio University, Athens, OH.

(06-03-1997. ) A Contracted History of the Lanthanide Contraction .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(06-19-1997. ) Chemists and Libraries .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(11-18-1997. ) What's Happening in Basic Inorganic Chemistry: A Review of the Recent Literature .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(03-27-1998. ) Two Centuries of the Chemistry Set .College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, OH.

(10-02-1998. ) Captain Nemo's Battey: Chemistry and the Science Fiction of Jules Verne .Wright State University, Dayton, OH,.

(02-23-1999. ) The Reichenbach Affair: Pseudoscience and 19th-Century Chemistry .

(02-24-1999. ) The Chemistry of Bug-Eyed Silicon Monsters .

(03-03-1999. ) From the Pneumatic Trough to the PC: Apparatus Innovation and the History of Chemisty .

(03-04-1999. ) Captain Nemo's Battery: Chemistry and the Science Fiction of Jules Verne .DePauw University, Greencastle, lN.

(04-01-1999. ) Oddities of Organic Nomenclature: An Historical Excursion .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(1999. ) The Reichenbach Affair: Pseudoscience and 19th-Century Chemistry .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH.

(11-17-1999. ) Captain Nemo's Battery: Chemistry and the Science Fiction of Jules Verne .Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH,.

(02-12-2000. ) The Reichenbach Affair: Pseudoscience and 19th-Century Chemistry .

(02-15-2000. ) Recent Advances in the Kapustinski Equation .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(11-13-2000. ) Two Centuries of the Chemistry Set .University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.

(03-02-2001. ) Frank Wigglesworth Clarke's 1880 Report on Chemical Education in the United States .Albion College, Albion, MI.

(03-27-2001. ) Epicurus and the Origins of Western Humanism .

(04-18-2001. ) Two Centuries of the Chemistry Set .Thomas Moore College, Covington, KY.

(05-25-2001. ) Two Centuries of the Chemistry Set .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(06-05-2001. ) The Oesper Collection in the History of Chemistry .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(07-06-2001. ) The Art of Chemical Demonstrations .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(10-25-2001. ) Electronegativity from Avogadro to Pauling, Part II .

(11-10-2001. ) Oliver Wendell Holmes as Skeptic .Cincinnati, OH.

(03-06-2002. ) History of Chemistry Resources at the University of Cincinnati .

(03-08-2002. ) August Horstmann and the Origins of Chemical Thermodynamics .Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH.

(04-19-2002. ) Two Centuries of the Chemistry Set .

(05-02-2002. ) Captain Nemo's Battery: Chemistry and the Science Fiction of Jules Verne .

(06-25-2002. ) Ludwig Feuerbach: The Religious Atheist .

(10-03-2002. ) An Historical Commentary on the Play 'Copenhagen .

(11-09-2002. ) Winds of Delusion: Telekinesis and the Radiometer Effect .Cincinnati, OH.

(02-03-2003. ) Epicurus and the Origins of Western Humanism .Cincinnati, OH.

(02-21-2003. ) The Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .

(02-24-2003. ) Two Centuries of the Chemistry Set .Cincinnati Section, ACS.

(04-22-2003. ) The Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .

(10-07-2003. ) An Illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Wabash College, Vincennes, IN.

(10-17-2003. ) An Illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Elizabethtown Community College, Elizabethtown, KY.

(10-28-2003. ) Was Einstein a Humanist .

(11-12-2003. ) An Illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .

(11-21-2003. ) An Illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(11-24-2003. ) An Illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(03-19-2004. ) An Illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .

(04-10-2004. ) An Illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .

(05-28-2004. ) An Illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(10-23-2004. ) Frankenstein's Cat and Other Bioelectric Fantasies .

(04-15-2005. ) An Illustrated Tour of the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .St. Petersburg, FA.

(10-05-2005. ) Preserving the Past While Planning for the Future: The Legacies of Ralph Oesper and Else Schultze .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

(10-14-2005. ) An Illustrated Tour of the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Bucks County Community College, Newton, PA.

(12-20-2005. ) Some Recent Speculations, on the Nature and Origins of Religion .Cincinnati, OH,.

(02-11-2006. ) Some Musings on the Nature of Pseudoscience .Cincinnati, OH.

(03-15-2006. ) An Illustrated Tour of the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Lebanon, OH.

(03-22-2006. ) Joseph Priestley’s Chemical Apparatus .University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.

(03-22-2006. ) An Illustrated Tour of the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.

(04-21-2006. ) An Illustrated Tour of the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Roanoke College, Salem, VA.

(04-28-2006. ) Survival of the Best Fit: A Brief History of Drug-Receptor Interactions .

(10-04-2006. ) An Illustrated Tour of the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Northern Kentucky University, Alexandria, KY.

(05-22-2007. ) Frank Wigglesworth Clarke’s 1880 Survey of Chemical Education in the United States .Covington, KY.

(06-09-2007. ) The Great Baking Powder War .Cincinnati, OH.

(11-27-2007. ) Is Mercury Now a Transition Element? Comments on the Recent Synthesis of Mercury Tetrafluoride .Department of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati.

(04-11-2009. ) Alternative Fuels: Facts and Fantasies .Cincinnati, OH.

Paper Presentations

(02-03-2003. ) Epicurus and the Origins of Western Humanism .Cincinnati, OH.

(02-21-2003. ) "The Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Dayton, OH.

(02-24-2003. ) Two Centuries of the Chemistry Set .Cincinnati Section, ACS.

(04-22-2003. ) The Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Gambier, OH.

(10-07-2003. ) An illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Vincennes, IN.

(10-17-2003. ) An Illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Elizabethtown, KY.

(10-28-2003. ) Was Einstein a Humanist? .

(11-12-2003. ) "An Illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Cleveland, OH.

(11-21-2003. ) An Illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Cincinnati, OH.

(03-19-2004. ) An Illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Fort Wayne, IN.

(04-10-2004. ) An Illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry . Huntington, WV.

(05-28-2004. ) An Illustrated Guide to the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Cincinnati, OH.

(08-24-2004. ) Priestley's Chemical Apparatus .Philadelphia, PA.

(06-11-2000. ) Everything But the Kitchen Sink: Four Centuries of Chemistry Textbooks .University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

(10-21-2004. ) Priestley 's Chemical Apparatus .Philadelphia, PA.

(10-23-2004. ) Frankenstein's Cat and Other Bioelectric Fantasies .

(2005. ) Four Brief Museum Talks for Department Seminar Receptions .

(04-15-2005. ) An Illustrated Tour of the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .St. Petersburg, FA.

(08-28-2005. ) The Quantification of 20th-Century Thermodynamics: A Tribute to the 1923 Text, Thermodynamics and the Free-Energy of Chemical Substances by Gilbert Newton Lewis and Merle Randall .Washington, DC..

(08-29-2005. ) The Traite of the Third Chemical Revolution: A Tribute to the 1923 Monograph Valence and the Structure of Atoms and Molecules by Gilbert Newton Lewis .Washington, DC.

(08-30-2005. ) An Illustrated Tour of the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Washington, DC.

(10-05-2005. ) Preserving the Past While Planning for the Future: The Legacies of Ralph Oesper and Else Schultze .Cincinnati, OH.

(10-14-2005. ) An Illustrated Tour of the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Newton, PA.

(12-20-2005. ) "Some Recent Speculations, on the Nature and Origins of Religion .Cincinnati, OH.

(2006. ) Six Brief Museum Talks for Department Seminar Receptions .

(02-11-2006. ) "Some Musings on the Nature of Pseudoscience .Cincinnati, OH.

(03-15-2006. ) An Illustrated Tour of the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Golden Lamb Hotel, Lebanon, OH.

(03-22-2006. ) Joseph Priestley's Chemical Apparatus .London, Canada.

(03-22-2006. ) An Illustrated Tour of the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .London, Canada.

(04-21-2006. ) An Illustrated Tour of the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Roanoke College, Salem, VA.

(04-28-2006. ) Survival of the Best Fit: A Brief History of Drug-Receptor Interactions .

(10-04-2006. ) An Illustrated Tour of the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Alexandria, KY.

(2007. ) Four Brief Museum Talks for Department Seminar Receptions .

(05-22-2007. ) Frank Wigglesworth Clarke's 1880 Survey of Chemical Education in the United States .Covington, KY.

(06-09-2007. ) The Great Baking Powder War .Cincinnati, OH.

(08-20-2007. ) Spectroscopy and the Periodic Table: A Tribute to the 1927 Monograph Linienspektren und periodischen System der Elemente by Friedrich Hund .Boston, MA.

(06-02-1981. ) Lewis Acid-Base Interactions and Adhesion Theory .Minneapolis, MN.

(03-28-1982. ) Abegg, Lewis, Langmuir and the Octet Rule .Las Vegas, NV.

(03-28-1982. ) Illustration and the Secondary Chemistry Text: 1820-1970 .Las Vegas, NV.

(10-23-1984. ) Lewis Acid-Base Aspects of Liquid-Liquid Miscibility .Denver, CO.

(06-24-1985. ) The Relevance of Lewis Acid-Base Chemistry to Surface Interactions .Potsdam, NY.

(10-25-2000. ) The Quest for Noble-Gas Compounds: 1894-1962 .St. Louis, MO.

(08-26-2001. ) Electronegativity from Avogadro to Pauling: II. Late 19th and Early 20th Century Developments .Chicago, IL.

(04-07-2002. ) History of Chemistry Resources at the University of Cincinnati .Orlando FL.

(08-24-2004. ) Priestley's Chemical Apparatus .Philadelphia, PA.

(08-28-2005. ) The Quantification of 20th-Century Thermodynamics: A Tribute to the 1923 Text, Thermodynamics and the Free-Energy of Chemical Substances by Gilbert Newton Lewis and Merle Randall .Washington, DC.

(08-29-2005. ) The Traité of the Third Chemical Revolution: A Tribute to the 1923 Monograph, Valence and the Structure of Atoms and Molecules by Gilbert Newton Lewis .Washington, DC.

(08-30-2005. ) An Illustrated Tour of the Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry .Washington, DC.

(08-20-2007. ) Spectroscopy and the Periodic Table: A Tribute to the 1927 Monograph, Linienspektren und periodischen System der Elemente by Friedrich Hund .Boston, MA.

(08-18-2008. ) Four Centuries of Atomic Theory: An Overview .Philadelphia, PA.

(08-19-2008. ) August Horstmann and the Origins of Chemical Thermodynamics .Philadelphia, PA.

(03-19-2009. ) Lucretius and Newton .St. John Fischer College, Rochester, NY.

(08-16-2009. ) Documenting the History of Chemical Nomenclature and Symbolism .Washington, DC.

Symposium

(08-26-1984. ) Communicating Solid-State Structures to the Uninitiated .Philadelphia, PA.

(09-08-1985. ) The Development of Blowpipe Analysis .Chicago, IL.

(09-07-1986. ) Labeling the Periodic Table: As Simple as ABC .Anaheim, CA.

(04-05-1987. ) August Horstmann and the Origins of Chemical Thermodynamics .Denver, CO.

William R. Heineman, William B. Jensen (06-05-1988. ) Spectroelectrochemistry: An Anecdotal History of the Early Years .Toronto, Canada.

(07-31-1988. ) Is it Possible for an Inorganic Chemist to do a Planned Synthesis? .Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

(04-09-1989. ) Defending the Purity of the Revolution: Thomas Duche Mitchell's Defense and Critique of Lavoisier .Dallas, TX.

(04-09-1989. ) Chemical Demonstrations B. A. (Before Alyea) .Dallas, TX.

(10-09-1989. ) Mers, Isms and Morphs: Unraveling the Tangled Vocabulary of Chemical Composition and Structure .Winston-Salem, NC.

(05-18-1990. ) History of Chemistry and the Chemical Community: Bridging the Gap .Philadelphia, PA.

(08-05-1990. ) The History of the Chemistry Set .Atlanta, GA.

(04-14-1991. ) Michael Faraday and the Art and Science of Chemical Manipulation .Atlanta, GA.

(10-11-1999. ) From the Pneumatic Trough to the PC: Apparatus Innovation and the History of Chemisty .Hershey, PA.

Honors and Awards

Recipient of the 2005 Edelstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in the History of Chemistry An international award presented by the Division of the History of Chemistry of the American Chemical Society

2006 -2008 Member of Edelstein Awards Committee History of Chemistry Division, American Chemical Society

Keywords

chemical education

Courses Taught

15-CHEM-101 FIRST YR CHEMISTRY Level:Undergraduate

15-CHEM-102 FIRST YR CHEMISTRY Level:Undergraduate

15-CHEM-103 FIRST YR CHEMISTRY Level:Undergraduate