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Education
  • A.B. Wheaton College, Norton MA
  • M.A. Bryn Mawr College  (1971)
    Advisor: Dr. Frank Mallory
  • Ph.D. Bryn Mawr College (1974)
    Advisor: Dr. Frank Mallory (Organic Chemistry)
Selected Publications and Presentations
  • K.E. Norton, A.E. Morton, D.S. Amenta and J.W. Gilje, "Study of Migratory Insertion Reaction of a Molybdenum Complex," presented at the Chemical and Biological Sciences Research Symposium, October 23, 1999, at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD.
  • M. E. Dunbar, D. S. Amenta, and J. W. Gilje, "Bimetallic Platinum / Lanthanide Complexes Using A Mixed Phosphine Oxide Ligand," presented at the Thirteenth National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 8 - 10, 1999, at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.
  • B.R. Ayres, D.S. Amenta, and J.W. Gilje, "Reaction of Aluminum Tri-Sec-Butoxide with 1,2-Bis(Diphenylphosphine)Ethane Monoxide," South East Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC, November 1998.
  • A. D. Morton, D. S. Amenta, and J. W. Gilje, "Crown Ether Functionalized Alkyl Molybdenum Complexes," South East Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC, November, 1998.
  • M.E. Dunbar, D.S. Amenta, and J.W. Gilje, "Bimetallic Platinum / Lanthanide Complexes Using A Mixed Phosphine Oxide Ligand," Undergraduate Research Symposium of Central Virginia, Lexington, VA, September, 1998.
  • B.R. Ayres, D.S. Amenta, and J.W. Gilje, "Reaction and Analysis of Aluminum Alkoxides with 1,2-Bis(Diphenylphosphio)Ethane Monoxide," Undergraduate Research Symposium of Central Virginia, Lexington, VA, September, 1998.
Awards
  • College of Science and Mathematics Distinguished Teacher (1997-1998)
  • The Carl L. Harter Distinguished Teacher (1997-1998)
Professional Experience
  • April 2000 to present - Professor and Head, Chemistry Department, James Madison University
  • 1998- April, 2000 Professor and Acting Head, Chemistry Department, James Madison University
  • 1993-1998 Associate Prof., Chemistry Department, James Madison University
  • 1990-1993 Assistant Prof., Chemistry Department, James Madison University
  • 1974-1990 Non-tenure track faculty and staff positions

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