Sarah Joiner

Phone: (603) 862-0270
Office: Chemistry, Parsons Hall Rm S251D, Durham, NH 03824
Sarah Joiner


  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of New Hampshire
  • B.S., Chemistry, Gannon University

Courses Taught

  • CHEM 545: Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 546: Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • CHEM 549: Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • CHEM 550: Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • CHEM 653: Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • CHEM 654: Organic Chemistry Laboratory

Selected Publications

Skraba-Joiner, S. L., Brulet, J. W., Song, M. K., & Johnson, R. P. (2017). Acid-Catalyzed Skeletal Rearrangements in Arenes: Aryl versus Alkyl Ring Pirouettes in Anthracene and Phenanthrene. The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 82(24), 13076-13083. doi:10.1021/acs.joc.7b02058

Liu, C., Jin, T., Louis, M. E., Pantovich, S. A., Skraba-Joiner, S. L., Rajh, T., & Li, G. (2016). Molecular deposition of a macrocyclic cobalt catalyst on TiO2 nanoparticles. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 423, 293-299. doi:10.1016/j.molcata.2016.07.019

Skraba-Joiner, S. L., Johnson, R. P., & Agarwal, J. (2015). Dehydropericyclic Reactions: Symmetry-Controlled Routes to Strained Reactive Intermediates. The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 80(23), 11779-11787. doi:10.1021/acs.joc.5b01488

Skraba-Joiner, S. L., McLaughlin, E. C., Ajaz, A., Thamatam, R., & Johnson, R. P. (2015). Scholl Cyclizations of Aryl Naphthalenes: Rearrangement Precedes Cyclization. The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 80(19), 9578-9583. doi:10.1021/acs.joc.5b01559

Qin, T., Skraba-Joiner, S. L., Khalil, Z. G., Johnson, R. P., Capon, R. J., & Porco, J. A. (2015). Atropselective syntheses of (−) and (+) rugulotrosin A utilizing point-to-axial chirality transfer. Nature Chemistry, 7(3), 234-240. doi:10.1038/nchem.2173

Ajaz, A., Voukides, A. C., Cahill, K. J., Thamatam, R., Skraba-Joiner, S. L., & Johnson, R. P. (2014). Microwave Flash Pyrolysis: C9H8 Interconversions and Dimerisations. Australian Journal of Chemistry, 67(9), 1301. doi:10.1071/ch14238

Thamatam, R., Skraba, S. L., & Johnson, R. P. (2013). Scalable synthesis of quaterrylene: solution-phase 1H NMR spectroscopy of its oxidative dication. Chemical Communications, 49(80), 9122. doi:10.1039/c3cc46270f

Skraba, S. L., & Johnson, R. P. (2012). A Computational Model for the Dimerization of Allene. The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 77(24), 11096-11100. doi:10.1021/jo302176k

Ajaz, A., McLaughlin, E. C., Skraba, S. L., Thamatam, R., & Johnson, R. P. (2012). Phenyl Shifts in Substituted Arenes via Ipso Arenium Ions. The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 77(21), 9487-9495. doi:10.1021/jo301848g

Most Cited Publications