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John Mouser Curriculum Vitae
Department of Chemistry
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle, WA 98119-1997
(206) 281-2102
mousej@spu.edu

 TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2003-current

Seattle Pacific University, Department of Chemistry, Adjunct Professor.

2001-2003

Highline Community College, Department of Chemistry, Lecturer.

1994-2001

University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Lecturer and Laboratory Coordinator.

1991-1994

Instructor, University of Oregon, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


 EDUCATION
1985-1991

University of Southern California, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Major Field of study: Organometallic Chemistry.
Dissertation: Synthesis and Reactivity of Titanacyclobutenes.
Advisor: Prof. Kenneth M. Doxsee
Ph.D. awarded May of 1991.

1981-1985

Point Loma Nazarene College, San Diego, California
B.A. in Chemistry awarded June, 1985.
Magnum Cum Laude


 AWARDS AND HONORS

1989

University of Southern California Chemistry Department Competition Tuition Award

1989

University of Southern California Chemistry Department Excellence in Teaching Award

1987

University of Southern California Chemistry Department Outstanding Teaching Award

 RESEARCH
1986-1991

Synthesis and reactivity studies of titanium metallacycles and metallopophyrins; with Professor Kenneth M. Doxsee, University of Southern California.

1985-1986

Synthesis of organosilicon polymer precursors and polymer chemistry; with Professor William Weber, University of Southern California.

1983-1985 Synthesis of substituted steroids for bile acid uptake studies in rats and potentially humans; with Dr. Dale Shellhamer, Point Loma Nazarene College.

 PUBLICATIONS

“Titanocene Imido Complexes: Generation as Reactive Intermediates, Isolation, and Structural Characterization”, Doxsee, K.M.; Garner, L.C.; Juliette, J.J.; Mouser, J.K.M.; Weakley, J.R. Tetrahedron 1995 , 51, 4321-4332.

“Metallacyclobutene-Metallabutadiene (Vinyl Carbene Complex) Interconversions: Ring Opening of Titanacyclobutenes”, Doxsee, K. M..; Juliette, J. J.; Mouser, J. K. M. Organometallics 1993 , 12 , 4742-4744.

“Carbometallation/Methane Elimination Reactions of Dimethyltitanocene. Formation of Titanocene Vinyl Complexes and Titanacyclobutenes”, Doxsee, K. M..; Juliette, J. J.; Mouser, J. K. M. Organometallics 1993, 12 , 4682-4686.

“Titanium Metallcycles as Intermediate in the Synthesis of Acyclic and Heterocycles Compounds”, Doxsee, K.M.; Mouser, J.K.M.; Farahi, J.B. SYNLETT 1992 , 1 , 13-21.

“Titanium-Mediated Synthesis of Conjugated Dienes”, Doxsee, K. M.; Mouser, J. K. M. Tetrahedron. Lett. 1991 , 32 , 1687-1690.

“Metal-Vinyl vs. Metal-Alkyl Insertion Reactions of Titanacyclo­butenes with Nitriles”, Doxsee, K. M.; Mouser, J. K. M. Organo­metallics 1990 , 9 , 3012-3014.

“Specificity of an Na + -dependent taurocholate transport site in isolated rat hepatocytes”, W. G. M. Hardison, S. Bellentani, V. Heasley, and D. Shellhamer, Am. J. Physiol. , 1984 , 246 , G477-G483. (Synthesized five of the compounds utilized in these studies under the direction of Dr. Dale Shellhamer.)


 INTERESTS

Marathons, camping, soccer and racquetball.