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Dr. Richard Wallace


Office: Science Center Rm. 2006
Phone: (912) 344-2715



  • B. S., Chemistry, Armstrong State College (1984)
  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Clemson University (1988)
  • Postdoctoral, Colorado State University (1988-1990)


  • The history of chemistry-in particular the chemistry associated with the work of Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, George Washington Carver and others active in the Chemurgy movement
  • Analysis of secondary metabolites produced by plants under different agricultural practices (conventional, organic, sustainable and in vitro cultures)
  • Synthetic Organic Methodology-Development of new methods for carrying out organic transformations

Courses Taught

  • CHEM 2101 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 2101L Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
  • CHEM 2102 Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 2102L Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
  • CHEM 4100 Advanced Topics in Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 4100 Food Chemistry
  • CHEM 4500 Chemistry Seminar

Last updated: 7/27/2021