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John Mouser

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Email: mousej@spu.edu
Phone: 206-286-7352
Office: Otto Miller Hall 125


Education: BA, Point Loma College, 1985; PhD, University of Southern California, 1991. At SPU since 2003.


Selected 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, 4321–32.
  • “Metallacyclobutene-Metallabutadiene (Vinyl Carbene Complex) Interconversions: Ring Opening of Titanacyclobutenes,” Doxsee, K.M..; Juliette, J.J.; Mouser, J.K.M. Organometallics 1993, 12, 4742–44.
  • “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, 4682–86.
  • “Titanium-Mediated Synthesis of Conjugated Dienes,” Doxsee, K.M.; Mouser, J.K.M. Tetrahedron. Lett. 1991, 32, 1687–90.
  • “Metal-Vinyl vs. Metal-Alkyl Insertion Reactions of Titanacyclo­butenes with Nitriles,” Doxsee, K.M.; Mouser, J.K.M. Organo­metallics 1990, 9, 3012–14.

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Why I Teach at SPU

John Mouser, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

“I enjoy teaching because I love chemistry and teaching it is the ultimate challenge. I couldn’t imagine doing anything else! That first day of fall quarter class, even after 25 years, still gives me butterflies.”

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