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Publications (Undergraduate Coauthor*, Interdepartmental Collaboration**)

Autumn Peters*and Steven Kennedy, Oxidation of 1,4,4a,9a-tetrahydro-2,3-dimethyl-9,10-anthracenedione; 2,3-dimethyl-9,10- Anthracenedione, CS SyntheticPages 937, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/SP937 (

Autumn Peters*and Steven Kennedy, Diels-Alder reaction of 1,4-naphthoquinone with 2,3-dimethyl-1,3-butadiene ; 1,4,4a,9a- tetrahydro-2,3-dimethyl-9,10-anthracenedione, CS SyntheticPages 936, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/SP936 (


Yongyu Ou*and Steven Kennedy, Amidation of 3,3-dimethylacryloyl chloride with 2-bromoaniline; N-(2-bromophenyl)-3-methyl-2-butenamide, CS SyntheticPages 934, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/SP934 (

Yongyu Ou*and Steven Kennedy, Amide hydrolysis of 2-bromo-4,5-dimethylacetanilide; 2-bromo-4,5-dimethylaniline, CS SyntheticPages 933, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/SP933 (

Yongyu Ou*and Steven Kennedy, Bromination of 3,4-dimethylacetanilide; 2-bromo-4,5-dimethylacetanilide, CS SyntheticPages 932, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/SP932 (

Yongyu Ou*and Steven Kennedy, Amidation of acetic anhydride with 3,4-dimethylaniline; 3,4-dimethylacetanilide, CS SyntheticPages 931, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/SP931 (

Sarah L. J. Trice and Steven M. Kennedy (2019). Tetrahydroxydiboron. In Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.rn01181.pub2 

S. Merwin Kennedy and Oliver Dreon**, CASH: Collaborative Activity on the Sash of the Hood, J. Chem. Educ. 2019, 96, 3, 508510, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.8b00423

Brandon L. Frey*, Andrew J. Smaligo*, and Steven M. Kennedy, Aromatization of 5-Hydroxy-2-methyl-1,4,4a,9a-tetrahydroanthracene-9,10-dione; 1-hydroxy-6-methylanthracene-9,10-dione, CS SyntheticPages 840, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/SP840 (

S. Merwin Kennedy, Jevica B. Salim*, Andrew J. Smaligo*, Brandon L. Frey*, Tobias C. Bentzel*, and Magenta J. Hensinger*, Studies toward altersolanols: synthesis of 5-hydroxy-2-methyl-1,4-dihydroanthracene-9,10-dione, Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research 2017, 16 (2), 44–47  (

Jevica Salim* and Steven M. Kennedy, Baylis-Hillman reaction of 4-pyridinecarboxaldehyde and methyl acrylate; methyl 2-(hydroxy(pyridin-4-yl)methyl)acrylate, CS SyntheticPages 827, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/SP827 (

Lauren Ostopowicz*, Raquel Hernández*, Peter J. Sitarik*, and Steven M. Kennedy, Ytterbium (III) triflate catalyzed Biginelli reactions; methyl 4-(4-bromophenyl)-6-methyl-2-oxo-1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyrimidine-5-carboxylate; methyl 4-(4-methoxyphenyl)-6-methyl-2-oxo-1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyrimidine-5-carboxylate; and, methyl 6-methyl-2-oxo-4-phenyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyrimidine-5-carboxylate, CS SyntheticPages 826, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/SP826 (

Gloria S. Chung*, Michael D. Buell*, and Steven M. Kennedy, Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling of phenylboronic acid and 4-bromochlorobenzene; 4-chloro-1,1'-biphenyl, CS SyntheticPages 822, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/SP822 (

Christa M. Gonzales*, Huy T. Nguyen*, and Steven M. Kennedy, Solvent free imine formation; (E)-2-(((3,4-dimethylphenyl)imino)methyl)-6-methoxyphenol, CS SyntheticPages 821, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/SP821 (

Lauren Ostopowicz*, Raquel Hernández*, and Steven M. Kennedy, Solvent free imine formation; (E)-2-(((2-bromophenyl)imino)methyl)-6-methoxyphenol, CS SyntheticPages 820, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/SP820 (

Kayla M. Rafferty*, Samantha K. Gillis*, and Steven M. Kennedy, Solvent free imine formation; methyl (E)-4-((2-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzylidene)amino)benzoate, CS SyntheticPages 819, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/SP819 (

Karam B. Idress* and Steven M. Kennedy, Solvent free imine formation; (E)-2-methoxy-6-((p-tolylimino)methyl)phenol, CS SyntheticPages 818, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/SP818 (

Aaron M. Haines**, Angela M. Fetterolf*, Meta L. Griffin*, Tristan A. Conrad*, and Steven M. Kennedy, Use of chemical analysis to detect wildlife game baits, Human-Wildlife Interactions 2017, 11 (2), 208–216 (

Jevica Salim* and Steven M. Kennedy, Acetylation of boric acid; triacetyl borate, CS SyntheticPages 806, 2016, DOI: 10.1039/SP806 (

Jevica Salim* and Steven M. Kennedy, Alkaline Air Oxidation of 5-hydroxy-2-methyl-1,4,4a,9a-tetrahydroanthracene-9,10-dione; Dihydroanthraquinone, CS SyntheticPages 801, 2015, DOI: 10.1039/SP801 (

Jevica Salim*, Andrew J. Smaligo*, and Steven M. Kennedy, Regioselective Diels-Alder reaction of 5-hydroxy-1,4-napthoquinone with Isoprene at Room Temperature; Tetrahydroanthraquinone, CS SyntheticPages 800, 2015, DOI: 10.1039/SP800 (

Gary A. Molander, Sarah L. J. Trice, and Steven M. Kennedy, Scope of the two-step, one-pot palladium-catalyzed borylation/Suzuki cross-coupling reaction utilizing bis-boronic acid, Journal of Organic Chemistry 2012, 77, 8678–8688, DOI: 10.1021/jo301642v (

Gary A. Molander, Sarah L. J. Trice, and Steven M. Kennedy, Palladium-catalyzed borylation of aryl and heteroaryl halides utilizing tetrakis(dimethylamino)diboron: one step greener, Organic Letters 2012, 14, 4814–4817, DOI: 10.1021/ol302124j (

Gary A. Molander, Sarah L. J. Trice, Steven M. Kennedy, Spencer M. Dreher, and Matthew, T. Tudge, Scope of the palladium-catalyzed aryl borylation utilizing bis-boronic acid, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2012, 134, 11667–11673, DOI: 10.1021/ja303181m (

Steven M. Kennedy, Studies toward the total synthesis of spirastrellolide a, University of California, Irvine, 2010 , Dissertation Adviser: A. Richard Chamberlin, Dissertation Abstract International, UMI No. AAT 3413650 (

Stephen A. Habay, Steve S. Park, Steven M. Kennedy, Chamberlin, A. R., Methods for the chemical synthesis of noncoded α-amino acids found in natural product peptides, in Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins in Organic Chemistry: Vol 1, Origins and Synthesis of Amino Acids, Andrew B. Hughes (ed.), Wiley-VCH, 2009, 163–244 (



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