Faculty Publications

Chemistry faculty strive to publish papers in respected journals with undergraduate and graduate student co-authors. Lists of publications have been compiled here by their year of publication. To find lists of publications by individual faculty, please check faculty websites.

Key: Villanova Undergraduates, Villanova Graduate Students, Villanova Faculty



1. Bauman, B.M.; Jeong, C.; Savage, M.; Briker, A.L.; Janigian, N.G.; Nguyen, L.L.; Kemmerer, Z.A.Eggler, A.L. "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Oxidizable phenol-generated reactive oxygen species enhance sulforaphane's antioxidant response element activation, even as they suppress Nrf2 protein accumulation," Free Radical Biology and Medicine 2018124, 532-540.

2. Wilson, H.H.; Koellner, C.A.; Hannan, Z.M.; Endy, C.B.; Bezpalko, M.W.; Piro, N.A.; Kassel, W.S.; Sonntag, M.D.; Graves, C.R. "Synthesis and Characterization of Neutral Ligand Alpha-Diimine Complexes of Aluminum with Tunable Redox Energetics," Inorganic Chemistry 201857, 9622-9633.

3. Sundberg, B.N.; Lagalante, A.F. "Coaxial Electrospray Ionization for the Study of Rapid In-source Chemistry," Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry 201829, 2023-2029.

4. Haas, S.Boschi, V.; Grannas, A. "Metal Sorption Studies Biased by Filtration of Insoluble Metal Oxides and Hydroxides," Science of the Total Environment 2018646, 1433-1439.

5. Antony, R.; Willoughby, A.S.; Grannas, A.M.; Catanzaro, V.; Sleighter, R.L.; Thamban, M.; Hatcher, P.G. "Photo-Biochemical Transformation of Dissolved Organic Matter on the Surface of the Coastal East Antarctic Ice Sheet," Biogeochemistry 2018141, 229-247.

6. Allen, J.E.; Kassel, W.S.; Piro, N.A. "Synthesis, Structures and Characterization of Complexes Containing a 2,6-Bis(guanidinyl)pyridine Ligand on Iron(II), Cobalt(II), Nickel(II), Copper(I), Copper(II) and Zinc(II)," Polyhedron 2018155, 77-84.

7. Bode, G.L.; McIntyre, M.D.; Neuberger, D.M.; Walker, R.A.; Thorstensen, B.P.; Eigenbrodt, B.C. "Electrochemical and Operando Spectroscopic Studies of Sr2Fe1.5Mo0.5O6-delta Anode Catalysts in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Operating with Direct Alcohol Fuels," ChemElectroChem20185, 3162-3168.

8. Kankanamge, S.R.G.; Li, K.; Fulfer, K.D.; Du, P.; Jorn, R.; Kumar, R.; Kuroda, D.G. "Mechanism Behind the Unusually High Conductivities of High Concentrated Sodium Ion Glyme-Based Electrolytes," Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2018122, 25237-25246.

9. Qu, F.; Martinez, K.; Arcidiacono, A.M.; Park, S.; Zeller, M.; Schmehl, R.H.; Paul, J.J.*; Kim, Y.*; Papish, E.T.* "Sterically Demanding Methoxy and Methyl Groups in Ruthenium Complexes Lead to Enhanced Quantum Yields for Blue Light Triggered Photodissociation," Dalton Transactions201847(44), 15685-15693.

10. Gunther, N.W., Abdul-Wakeel, A.; Reichenberger, E.R.; Al-Khalifa, S.; Minbiole, K.P.C. Quaternary Ammonium Compounds with Multiple Cationic Moieties (multiQACs) Provide Antimicrobial Activity against Campylobacter jejuniFood Control2018, 94, 187-194.

11. Ding, K.; Byrnes, C.; Bridge, J.; Grannas, A.; Xu, W. Surface-promoted hydrolysis of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene and 2,4-dinitroanisole on pyrogenic carbonaceous matter. Chemosphere 2018, 197, 603-610.

12. Li, K.; Kankanamge, S. R. G.; Weldeghiorghis, T. K.; Jorn, R.; Kuroda, D. G.; Kumar, R. Predicting Ion Association in Sodium Electrolytes: A Transferrable Model for Investigating Glymes. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2018, 122, 4747-4756.

13. Lovett, D. M.; Thierer, L. M.; Santos, E. E. P.; Hardie, R. L.; Dougherty, W. G.; Piro, N. A.; Kassel, W. S.; Cromer, B. M.; Coughlin, E. B.; Zubris, D. L. Structural analysis of imino- and amino-pyridine ligands for Ni(II):Precatalysts for the polymerization of ethylene. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 2018, 863, 44-53.

14. Raguette, L.; Jorn, R. Ion Solvation and Dynamics at Solid Electrolyte Interphases: A Long Way from Bulk? Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2018, 122, 3219-3232.

15. Tasca, J. A.; Smith, C. R.; Burzynski, E. A.; Sundberg, B. N.; Lagalante, A. F.; Livshultz, T.; Minbiole, K. P. C. HPLC-MS detection of pyrrolizidine alkaloids and their N-oxides in herbarium specimens dating back to the 1850s. Applications in Plant Sciences 2018, 6, e1143.

16. Viere, E. J.; Kuhn, A. E.; Roeder, M. H.; Piro, N. A.; Kassel, W. S.; Dudley, T. J.; Paul, J. J. Spectroelectrochemical studies of a ruthenium complex containing the pH sensitive 4,4 '-dihydroxy-2,2 '-bipyridine ligand. Dalton Transactions 2018, 47, 4149-4161.

17. Watts, K. E.; Lagalante, A. F. Method development for binding media analysis in painting cross-sections by desorption electrospray ionization mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 2018, 32, 1324-1330.

18. Woodhams, D. C.; LaBumbard, B. C.; Barnhart, K. L.; Becker, M. H.; Bletz, M. C.; Escobar, L. A.; Flechas, S. V.; Forman, M. E.; Iannetta, A. A.; Joyce, M. D.; Rabemananjara, F.; Gratwicke, B.; Vences, M.; Minbiole, K. P. C. Prodigiosin, Violacein, and Volatile Organic Compounds Produced by Widespread Cutaneous Bacteria of Amphibians Can Inhibit Two Batrachochytrium Fungal Pathogens. Microb. Ecol. 2018, 75, 1049-1062.

19. Xu, J.; Grannas, A.; Xiao, C.; Du, Z.; Willoughby, A.; Hatcher, P.; An, Y. High-resolution mass spectrometric characterization of dissolved organic matter from warm and cold periods in the NEEM ice core. Sciences in Cold and Arid Regions 2018, 10, 38-46.