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Susan Hornbuckle

Susan F. Hornbuckle
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Columbus State University
M.S., Auburn University
Ph.D., Emory University

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Dr. Susan Hornbuckle, an associate professor of chemistry in the Department of Natural Sciences, has been teaching chemistry at Clayton State University since April 1992.

Her academic interests include organic chemistry, spectroscopy, environmental chemistry, forensic chemistry and science education.

Dr. Hornbuckle serves as faculty advisor for the Pre-Pharmacy Student Association (PPSA) and she advises students majoring in pre-pharmacy, biology, and chemistry.


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Susan F. Hornbuckle’s Academic Genealogy:

Susan F. Hornbuckle earned her PhD at Emory University in 1992 studying with Albert Padwa.

Albert Padwa earned his PhD at Columbia University in 1961 studying with Cheves Walling.

Cheves Walling earned his PhD at the University of Chicago in 1939 studying with Morris S. Kharasch.

Morris Selig Kharasch earned his PhD at the University of Chicago in 1919 studying with Jean F. Piccard.

Jean Felix Piccard earned his PhD at the Universität Zürich in 1909 studying with Richard Willstatter.

Richard Willstatter earned his PhD at the Universität Munchen (Munich) in 1894 studying with Alfred Einhorn.
(Willstatter won a Chemistry Nobel Prize in 1915)

Alfred Einhorn earned his PhD at the Universität Tübingen in 1882 studying with Adolf von Baeyer.

Adolf von Baeyer earned his PhD at the Universität Berlin in 1858 studying with August Kekule.
(von Baeyer won a Chemistry Nobel Prize in 1905)

August Kekule earned his PhD at the Universität Giessen  in 1852 studying with Justus Liebig.

Justus Liebig earned his PhD at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen in 1822 studying with
Karl Wilhelm Gottlob Kastner.

Karl Wilhelm Gottlob Kastner earned his PhD at the University of Jena in 1805 studying with Johann Gottling.

Johann Gottling earned his Apothecary degree at Langensalza in 1775 studying with Johann Christian Wiegleb.

Johann Christian Wiegleb earned his Apothecary degree at Langensalza in 1765 studying with
Ernst Gottfried Baldinger.

Ernst Gottfried Baldinger earned his MD at the Universität Jena in 1760 studying with
Christoph Andreas Mangold.

Christoph Andreas Mangold earned his MD at the Universität Erfurt in 1751 studying with
Georg Erhardt Hamberger.

Georg Erhardt Hamberger earned his MD at the Universität Jena in 1721 studying with Johann Adolf Wedel.

Johann Adolf Wedel earned his MD at the Universität Jena in 1697 studying with Georg Wolfgang Wedel.

Georg Wolfgang Wedel earned his MD at the Universität Jena in 1669 studying with Werner Rolfinck.

Werner Rolfinck earned his MD at the Università di Padova (Padua) in 1625 studying with
Adriaan van den Speighel.

Adriaan van den Speighel earned his MD at the Università di Padova (Padua) in 1605 studying with
Giulio Cesare Casseri.

Giulio Cesare Casseri earned his MD at the Università di Padova (Padua) in 1580 studying with
Girolamo (Aquapendente) Fabrici.

Girolamo (Aquapendente) Fabrici earned his MD at the Università di Padova (Padua) in 1559 studying with
Gabriele Fallopio.

Gabriele Fallopio earned his MD at the Università di Ferrara in 1548 studying with Antonio Musa Brasavola.

Antonio Musa Brasavola earned his MD/PhD at the Università di Ferrara in 1520 studying with
Nicolo da Lonigo (Leoniceno).

Nicolo da Lonigo (Leoniceno) earned his MD/PhD at the Università di Padova (Padua) in 1453 studying
with Pelope.

Pelope – no more information known.

 

Professional Activities

Select Refereed Journal Publications:

Hornbuckle, S. F.,  Padwa, A., Austin, D. J. (1996).  Ligand Induced Selectivity in Transition Metal Catalyzed Carbenoid Reactions. Effects on Regio- and Chemoselectivity in the Intramolecular 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition of Carbonyl Ylides. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 61, 63.

Hornbuckle, S. F., Livant, P. D., Webb, T. R. (1995).  Sulfuranes with Oximate Ligands.
 Journal of Organic Chemistry, 60, 4153.

Padwa, A., Austin, D. J., Hornbuckle, S. F., Price, A. T. (1992).  Rhodium (II) Catalyzed Intramolecular Dipolar Cycloaddition Reactions of Carbonyl Ylides. Computational and Empirical Studies of the Regio- and Chemoselective Effect of Catalyst Ligand. Tetrahedron Letters, 33, 6427.

Padwa, A., Hornbuckle, S. F., Fryxell, G. E., Zhang, Z. J. (1992).  . Tandem Cyclization-Cycloaddition Reaction of Rhodium Carbenoids. Studies Dealing with Intramolecular Cycloadditions. Journal of the Organic Chemistry, 57, 5747-5757.

Padwa, A., Austin, D. J., Hornbuckle, S. F., Semones, M. A. (1992) Control of Chemoselectivity in Catalytic Carbenoid Reactions. Dirhodium(II) Ligand Effects on Relative Reactivities J. Am. Chem. Soc. 114, 5, 1874-1876.

Padwa, A., Chinn, R. , Hornbuckle, S. F.,  Zhang, Z. (1991).  Cyclization-Cycloaddition Reaction of Rhodium Carbenoids. Studies Dealing with the Geometric Requirements of Dipole Formation. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 56, 3271.

Padwa, A., Hornbuckle, S. F. (1991).  Ylide Formation from the Reaction of Carbenes and Carbenoids with Heteroatom Lone Pairs. Chemical Reviews, 91, 263.

Padwa, A., Hornbuckle, S. F., Zhang, Z.,  Zhi, L. (1990).  Synthesis of 1,3-Diketones Using α-Diazoketones and Aldehydes in the Presence of Tin (II) Chloride. 
Journal of Organic Chemistry, 55
, 5297.

Padwa, A., Chinn, R. , Hornbuckle, S. F., Zhi, L. (1989).  Cyclic Carbonyl Ylide Formation from the Rhodium (II) Acetate Catalyzed Reaction of 1-Diazoalkanediones.
Tetrahedron Letters, 30
, 301.

Padwa, A., Hornbuckle, S. F., Fryxell, G., Stull, P. D. (1989).  Reactivity Patterns in the Rhodium Carbenoid Induced Tandem Cyclization-Cycloaddition Reaction.
Journal of Organic Chemistry, 54
, 817.

Padwa, A., Fryxell, G. , Zhi, L., Hornbuckle, S. F. (1988).  Photochemical Rearrangement of 8-Oxabicyclo[3.2.1]oct-6-en-2-ones. Tetrahedron Letters, 29, 6889.

Refereed Presentations at Academic Conferences:

Hornbuckle, S. F. (2009, March). A stepwise strategy for teaching electron movement and the use of curvy arrows to sophomore organic chemistry students.  Presented at the 237th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Hornbuckle, S. F. (2008, July).  Environmental chemistry students function as virtual EPA consultants for a semester.  Presented at the 20th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Bloomington, Indiana.

Hornbuckle, S. F. (2008, April).  The student-designed environmental chemistry course syllabus: What topics are they really interested in learning?  Presented at the 235th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Henry, Susan C., May, M., Hornbuckle, Susan F., Ford, Dwedor M., Todebush, Patricia M., Taherbhai, Fatimah, Finlay, Nikki M., Simpson, LaJaun E. (2007, October) Experience the Evidence Process: A Fresh Approach to Promoting Interdisciplinary Learning through Synthesizing Student Work.  Presented at the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning, Atlanta, GA

Hornbuckle, S. F. (2007, August).  Using animated flowcharts to teach organic reactions to the non-science major students at Clayton State University.  Presented at the 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts.

Padwa, A., Hertog D., Hornbuckle, S., Precedo, L., Zhi, L. (1990, August). Tandem Cyclization-
Cycloaddition Chemistry of Rhodium Carbenoids for Heterocyclic Synthesis.
  Presented at the
200th American Chemical Society National  Meeting, Washington, District of Columbia.

Hornbuckle, S. F., Padwa A., Chinn, R., Dean, D., Zhi, L. (1989, April). Cyclization-Cycloaddition Chemistry of Keto Rhodium Carbenoids.   Presented at the 197th American Chemical Society
National Meeting, Dallas, Texas.

Hornbuckle, S.F., Padwa, A., Zhi, L. (1988, November). Tandem Cyclization-Cycloaddition Chemistry of Keto Rhodium Carbenoids.   Presented at the 39th Southeast Regional American Chemical Society Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.