Title: Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Department: Natural Sciences
Office Location: Vermeer Science Center 228
B.S. from Grove City College
Ph.D. from Iowa State University
organometallic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, catalysis, kinetics and reaction mechanisms
James Dunne has taught at Central College since 2012. After earning his doctorate in inorganic chemistry, he spent a year in a post-doctoral position at the Ames National Lab. He runs an active research group developing organometallic compounds as catalysts for bio-renewable fuels and materials, and he is interested in expanding into the field of bioinorganic chemistry.