James Dunne

Central College, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry




B.S. Grove City College, Spring 2005 Ph.D. Iowa State, June 2011 Postdoc Ames Laboratory (Bakac) dunnej@central.edu


  1. Dunne, J. F.; Su, J.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D., "A New Scorpionate Ligand: Tris(4,4-dimethyl-oxazolinyl)borate and Its Zirconium(IV) Complexes." Organometallics 2008, 27, 2399-2401. DOI:10.1021/om800252p
  2. Dunne, J. F.; Manna, K.; Wiench, J. W.; Ellern, A.; Pruski, M.; Sadow, A. D. "Bis(oxazolinyl)phenylborane: A Lewis Acid-containing Ligand for Methide Abstraction-based Coordination to Aluminum(III)." Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 641-653. DOI:10.1039/B911851A
  3. Ho, H.-A.; Dunne, J. F.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. "Reactions of Tris(oxazolinyl)phenylborato Rhodium(I) with C-X (X = Cl, Br, OTf) Bonds: Stereoselective Intermolecular Oxidative Addition." Organometallics 2010, 29, 4105-4114. DOI:10.1021/om100515u
  4. Dunne, J. F.; Fulton, D. B.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. "Concerted C–N and C–H Bond Formation in a Magnesium-Catalyzed Hydroamination." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 17680-17683. DOI:10.1021/ja108881s
  5. Dunne, J. F.; Neal, S. R.; Engelkemier, J.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. "Tris(oxazolinyl)boratomagnesium-catalyzed Cross-dehydrocoupling of Organosilanes with Amines, Hydrazine, and Ammonia." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 16782-16785. DOI:10.1021/ja207641b