LAURIE  SHAFFER  STARKEY

 

 

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Department of Chemistry                                                                      (909) 869-3670

3801 West Temple Avenue                                                                    Fax (909) 869-4344

Pomona, CA  91768                                                                            lsstarkey@csupomona.edu

 

Education

 

      University of California, Los Angeles                                                           1991 1996

          Candidate in Philosophy, September 1993

          Doctor of Philosophy, September 1996

          Research Advisor:  Professor Michael E. Jung

 

      University of Connecticut, Storrs                                                                  1987 1991

          Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, May 1991                                           

          Graduated Summa Cum Laude

          President, Student Affiliates of the ACS

 

Honors and Awards

 

      Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Cal Poly Pomona                               2013     

      Science Council Advisor of the Year Award, Cal Poly Pomona                               2001

      College of Science Distinguished Teaching Award, Cal Poly Pomona                 1999/00

      Dissertation Year Fellow, UCLA                                                                       1995/96

      Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, UCLA                                                       1992

      The University of Connecticut Dean's List (every semester)                         1987 1991

      Phi Lambda Upsilon, National Honorary Chemical Society                                     1990

      Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society                                                                  1989

      Scholarship from Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut                                 1987

 

Experience

 

   Professor                                                                    September 2007 present

            Department of Chemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

           Teaching Organic lecture and laboratory courses, including Organic Synthesis

           creating and implementing online laboratory tutorials (o-chem techniques)

           designing and maintaining Blackboard online prelab quizzes

           Cal Poly Pomona administrator for Calibrated Peer Review (CPR)

 

  

   Associate Professor                                                   September 2002 September 2007

            Department of Chemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

 

 

   Assistant Professor                                                  September 1996 September 2002

            Department of Chemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

 

 

      Graduate Research Associate                                                       June 1993 June 1996

            Department of Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

           worked toward the synthesis of biologically active natural products

     Developed new methodology for organic synthesis

 

 

      Teaching Associate                                                             September 1991 June 1993

            Department of Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

           Taught undergraduate organic chemistry discussion and laboratory sections

     Trained, evaluated, counseled first year teaching assistants as TA Coordinator 1992

     Designed and conducted workshops at the 1993, 1994 and 1995 UCLA

            Campus wide TA Training Conferences as TA Coordinator  

 

      Research Intern                                                                            May August 1991

                                                                                                           May August 1990

            Bristol-Myers Squibb, Wallingford, Connecticut                       

           Synthesized new drug candidates for central nervous system disorders

 

      Research Intern                                                                            May August 1989

            Chesebrough-Pond's, Trumbull, Connecticut

           Developed and implemented several new testing procedures

           Created time-saving computer programs to process the data obtained,

            in efforts to establish a database

 

Publications and Presentations

 
"Introduction to Strategies for Organic Synthesis" Starkey, L. S. An undergraduate or beginning-graduate level textbook published by Wiley (2012). Amazon.com

"Online Tutorials and Computer Animations for the Organic Chemistry laboratory ." Starkey, L. S. A talk presented at the 2YC3 syposium at Mt. SAC, California, March 2011 and at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, March 2010.

"Using an Online Writing Assignment to Teach About Resonance and Acid Strength." Starkey, L. S. A talk presented at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, March 2010.

"Online Laboratory Demonstrations: Design, Implementation & Impact." Starkey, L. S. A talk presented at the 235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, April 2008.

"Using Online Quizzes to Improve Student Learning." Starkey, L. S. A talk presented at the 235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, April 2008.

"Calibrated Peer Review (CPR): Getting the Most Out of a Writing Assignment." Presented seminars and workshops for faculty, 2002-2007.

 

Presented seminars and workshops for Cal Poly Pomona faculty, 2002, "Calibrated Peer Review" (CPR): Getting the Most Out of a Writing Assignment"

 

Presentation at the 221st American Chemical Society Nat'l Meeting in San Diego, April 2001, "Using Modern Tools to Update the Organic Chemistry Laboratory."

 

Poster presentation at the 219th American Chemical Society Nat'l Meeting in San Francisco, March 2000, "Dipeptide Synthesis: a Multi-Step Transformation for the Organic Chemistry Laboratory."

 

Presentation at the 218th American Chemical Society Nat'l Meeting in New Orleans, August 1999, "Mock Job Interviews to Assess Student Learning Outcomes."

   

L. S. Starkey, "The Use of Stick Figures to Visualize Fischer Projections."  J. Chem. Ed., 2001, 78, 1486-1487.

 

Contributed an experimental protocol in the chapter, "Preparation and use of organozinc halides" by R. F. W. Jackson, in Organozinc Reagents: A Practical Approach (Eds. P. Knochel; P. Jones).  Oxford: New York, 1999,  pp. 3756.

 

Jung, M.E.; Starkey, L.S. Tetrahedron  1997, 53, 88158824. "Total Synthesis of (S,S)-Isodityrosine."

 

Jung, M.E.; Starkey, L.S. Tetrahedron Lett. 1995, 36, 73637366. "New  Preparation of o-Aryloxyphenols via Cyclohexenone Oxides."