Title: Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Office Location: Vermeer Science Center 228
B.S. from Grove City College
Ph.D. from Iowa State University
Areas of expertise: 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.