Faculty Scholarship: Dr. Timothy J. Peelen

Dr. Peelen

Timothy J. Peelen
Associate Professor of Chemistry


B.S., Calvin College
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin

Dr. Peelen's research focuses on the development of asymmetric reactions catalyzed by simple organic molecules (organocatalysts). The reaction mechanisms of organocatalyzed reactions are studied by using kinetics and by structural analysis of reaction intermediates.

Dr. Peelen's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2015 Celebration

Nelson, S. G., Dura, R. D., & Peelen, T. J. (2013). Catalytic asymmetric ketene [2 +2] and [4 + 2] cycloadditions. In S. Denmark (Ed.), Organic reactions (pp. 471-621). New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/0471264180.or082.02

Dr. Peelen's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2013 Celebration

Kontra, J.M., Boaz, N.C., Bowen, S.J., Peelen, T.J. Organocatalyzed reactions for the asymmetric synthesis of Fmoc-protected Beta2-amino acids, Presented at the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Philadelphia, PA, August 2012.