Michael A. Russell - Curriculum Vitae

last updated February 7, 2010


Current position:

Professor of Chemistry
Science Division, Mt. Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham, Oregon, USA 97030
Phone: (503) 491-7348, FAX: (503) 491-7482
E-mail:
Internet: http://gst-d2L.com
CH 104 Academic Website:http://mhchem.org/104/
CH 151 Academic Website:http://mhchem.org/151
CH 221 Academic Website:http://mhchem.org/221
CH 222 Academic Website:http://mhchem.org/222
CH 223 Academic Website:http://mhchem.org/223


Education:
B.S. in Chemistry, Southern Oregon University, 1990
cum laude and with highest honors
Dr. Roger Nielson, Research Advisor

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Dartmouth College, 1996
magna cum laude and with highest honors
Dartmouth College Fellowship
Dr. Dean E. Wilcox, Thesis Advisor

Director, DarkToLight Web Productions, 1996-present


Academic Positions: Mt. Hood Community College
Professor of Chemistry
August 1997 - present

Teaching Experience: General Chemistry, Advanced General Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Second Life,
Analytical Chemistry, Web Page Design, Multimedia Creation, Podcasting, Social Networking


Personal:
Born November, 1967, in Gresham, OR
Married to Jill G. Russell (August 1999), son Grayson (born November 2003)
Hobbies include web development, hiking, backpacking, running, snowshoeing, skiing,
mountain biking, scuba diving, swimming, astronomy, drama, opera, meditation,
MIDI music composition, videography, cinema


Awards:
  • National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award (2009)
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers (2009)
  • Teaching and Learning Cooperative Innovation Grant ("Enhancing the Presence of MHCC in Second Life", Mt. Hood Community College, 2008, co-written with Valory Thatcher, MHCC Anatomy and Physiology Instructor, and Dr. Walter Shriner, Integrated Natural Resources Instructor)
  • Distance Learning Faculty Liaison (Mt. Hood Community College, 2007 - 2009)
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers (2008)
  • Distinguished Teachers' Award (Mt. Hood Community College, 2007)
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers (2007)
  • Teaching and Learning Cooperative Innovation Grant ("Applications of Laboratory Video to Learning Environments - Creating Laboratory Videos to Enhance Student Learning", Mt. Hood Community College, June 2007, co-written with Valory Thatcher, MHCC Anatomy and Physiology Instructor)
  • Teaching and Learning Cooperative Innovation Grant ("Creating Enhanced Podcasts", Mt. Hood Community College, June 2006)
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers (2006)
  • Teaching and Learning Cooperative Technology Liaison (2005 - 2008)
  • Teaching and Learning Cooperative Innovation Grant ("PowerPoint to Flash Conversion Techniques", Mt. Hood Community College, June 2005)
  • Two-Year College Chemistry Consortium (2YC3, 2000 - present)
  • Resident Technology Expert (RTE) (Mt. Hood Community College, 2004 - 2006)
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers (2005)
  • Teaching and Learning Cooperative Innovation Grant ("Dance To Your Own Drummer", Mt. Hood Community College, July 2004)
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers (2004)
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers (2003)
  • Teaching and Learning Cooperative Technology Grant ("Anecdotes on the Amazing Adobe Acrobat", Mt. Hood Community College, February 2003)
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers (2002)
  • Online Faculty Academy Instructor (Mt. Hood Community College, 2002)
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers (2001)
  • Project Kaleidoscope Faculty for the 21st Century (F21) Class of 2001 (Project Kaleidoscope, July 2001)
  • Teaching and Learning Cooperative Innovation Grant ("Listen to Me", Mt. Hood Community College, July 2001)
  • Sigma Xi, National Honorary Society (2001 - present)
  • Teaching and Learning Cooperative Innovation Grant ("Maximizing the Power of PowerPoint", Mt. Hood Community College, January 2001, co-written with Dr. Walter Shriner, Integrated Natural Resources Instructor)
  • "Most Active Club" Award to Science Club (2000, Faculty Advisor since 1998)
  • Teaching and Learning Cooperative Innovation Grant ("Joining the DV Revolution", Mt. Hood Community College, 2000)
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers (2000)
  • Teaching and Learning Cooperative Innovation Grant ("Beyond the Internet Syllabus", Mt. Hood Community College, 1999)
  • John F. Wolfenden Teaching Award (Dartmouth College, 1995)
  • Richard W. Young Fellowship (Dartmouth College, 1995)
  • Dartmouth College Graduate Fellowship (1990-1996)
  • Who's Who in Graduate Research (Dartmouth College, 1996)
  • Phi Lambda Upsilon, National Honorary Chemical Society (1990 - present)
  • Analytical Chemist of the Year (Southern Oregon University, 1990)
  • Inorganic Chemist of the Year (Southern Oregon University, 1989)


Publications:
  1. Journal of the American Chemical Society
    "Radical Synthesis of a Heterobinuclear µ-Oxo Complex: Reaction of V(O)(O-i-Pr)3 with Ti(NRAr)3 (R = C(CD3)2CH3, Ar = 3,5-C6H3Me3)" Wanandi, P. W.; Davis, W. M.; Cummins, C. C.; Russell, M. A.; Wilcox, D. E. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 2110-2111.

  2. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
    "Interactions between Hydroxocobalamin and Nitric Oxide (NO): Evidence for a Redox Reaction between NO and Reduced Cobalamin and Reversible NO Binding to Oxidized Cobalamin" Rochelle, L. G.; Morana, S. J.; Kruszyna, H.; Russell, M. A.; Wilcox, D. E.; Smith, R. P. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 1995, 275, 48-52.

  3. Graduate Thesis
    "An Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Investigation of Group 6 (Cr, Mo and W) Transition Metal Complexes" Russell, M. A. Graduate Thesis, Dartmouth College, 1996.

  4. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
    "Spectroscopic Studies of Nitric Oxide (NO) Interactions with Cobalamins: Reaction of NO with Superoxocobalamin(III) - Likely Accounts for Cobalamin Reversal of the Biological Effects of NO" Kruszyna, H.; Magyar, J. S.; Rochelle, L. G.; Russell, M. A.; Smith, R. P.; Wilcox, D. E. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 1998, 285, 665-671.

  5. Inorganic Chemistry
    "EPR Study of mer-MoCl3L3 (L = PMe2Ph, PMe3), Oxidized Mo(V) Complexes, and Analogous Tungsten Complexes: New Insight on the Solution Chemistry and Solid Samples of the Original 'Bond Stretch Isomer' System" Russell, M. A.; Wilcox, D. E. Inorg. Chem., submitted for publication.

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