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NAME: SHERREN, ANNE AYRES TERRY

PLACE OF BIRTH: ATLANTA, GEORGIA

DATE OF BIRTH: JULY 1. 1936

ACADEMIC RANK: PROFESSOR

EDUCATION:B.A. (Chemistry) Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA. 1957
                           Ph.D. (Chemistry) University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 1961

ACADEMIC POSITIONS:

Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, North Central College, Naperville, IL 2001-

Professor of Chemistry, North Central College, Naperville, IL 1976-2001
Associate Professor of Chemistry, North Central College, Naperville, Il 1966-76
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX 1963-6
Instructor of Chemistry, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX 1961-3
Graduate Assistant, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 1957-61

NON-ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, Research Participant,
Summers of 1962 & 1963

Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, Research Participant,
Summer of 1968, Fall of 1973 and continuing appointment from 1973 to 1980
March 29, 1993 to August 20, 1993, Summer of 1994

Nalco Chemical Company, Naperville, IL, Guest Analyst, Jan-Mar. 1986

SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

American Chemical Society
American Institute of Chemists (Fellow)
Iota Sigma Pi (National Honor Society for Women Chemists)
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Association University Professors
The Society of Sigma Xi
Illinois Academy of Science
Midwestern Association of Chemistry Teachers in Liberal Arts Colleges
National Science Teachers Association
The Delta Kappa Gamma Society, International (Women Educators Honorary)
Gamma Sigma Epsilon Chemical Honorary
Chi Beta Phi Science Honorary

PROFESSIONAL PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS:

A.A.Terry, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida, "A Study of Turbidity
Measurements," 1961

A.A.Terry, Dissertation Abstract XXII, 3367 (1962)

A.A.Terry and H. E. Zittel, Analytical Chemistry 35, 614-618 (1963)

A.A.Terry and H. E. Zittel, "Determination of Technetium by Controlled-Potential Titration in Buffered Sodium Tripolyphosphate Medium," National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Los Angeles, CA, April 1963

A.A. Terry, Chemist Analyst, 53, 63 (1964)

A.A.Terry, Texas Journal of Science, XVI(4) 464 (1964)

A.A.Terry, "A Study of Turbidity Measurements," 1964 Annual Meeting of the Texas Academy of Science, Waco, TX, Nov. 1964

A.T. Sherren, Journal of Chemical Education 49, 188 (1972)

A.T. Sherren, Journal of Chemical Education 51, 472 (1974)

A.T. Sherren, Journal of Chemical Education 51, 657 (1974)

A.T. Sherren and J.R. Ferraro, Inorganica Chimica Acta 22, 43-48 (1977)

J.R. Ferraro and A.T. Sherren, Inorganic Chemistry 17, 2498-2502 (1978)

A.T. Sherren and J.R. Ferraro, "Comparison of Internal and External Pressure on the Symmetry of Tetrachloro Anions of Transitions Metals", Great Lakes Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Evanston, IL, June 1976

J.R. Ferraro and A.T. Sherren, "Some New Thermochromic Complexes of Ni(II) of the type (RxNH4-x)2NiCl4, Fall 1977 National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Chicago, IL, August 1977

J.R. Ferraro, P.L. Walling, and A.T. Sherren, Applied Spectroscopy 34, 570-575 (1980)

A.T. Sherren, "Instrumental Analysis--Who is Doing What in Lecture and Laboratory in the 1980s", Great Lakes Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Normal, IL June 1982

A.T. Sherren, "The Concept of Choice in Quantitative Analysis Laboratory", Chicago Section of the American Institute of Chemists, March 1984

A.T. Sherren, "Preparation and Analysis of a Cobalt Coordination Compound: An Integrated Experiment for General Chemistry" 11th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Atlanta, GA, August 1990.

A.T. Sherren, "The Use of Real Life Samples for Unknowns in Analytical Chemistry," 200th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 1990.

A.T. Sherren, "The Use of A Real Life Project in Quantitative Analysis to Effectively Present Some of the Concepts of Analytical Chemistry," 201th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, April 1991.

A.T. Sherren, Journal of Chemical Education, 68, 598-99 (1991)

A.T. Sherren, "40 Years of MACTLAC", 40th Annual Meeting of Midwestern Association Chemistry Teaches in Liberal Arts Colleges, Grinnell, IA, October 1992.

W.E. Streets and A.T. Sherren, "Comparison of Gamma Spectrometric Self-Absorption Models for Environmental Samples," 1995 Annual Analytical Meeting for Analytical Chemists in the Department of Energy Laboratories, Gatlinburg, TN, October 1995.

A.T. Sherren and W. E. Streets, "Comparison of Gamma Spectrometric Self-Absorption Models for Environmental Samples," 42nd Annual Meeting of Midwestern Association Chemistry Teachers in Liberal Arts College, Alma, MI, October 1994.

A.T. Sherren, "Comparison of Current First Year Chemistry Courses and Previous First Year Chemistry Courses at North Central College," 42nd Annual Meeting of Midwestern Association Chemistry Teachers in Liberal Arts College, Alma, MI, October 1994.

W.E. Streets and A.T. Sherren, "Comparison of Gamma Spectrometric Self-Absorption Models for Environmental Samples," 21st Analytical Chemistry Laboratory Talks at Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, November 1994.

A.T. Sherren, "Integrated Experiments for General Chemistry: Preparation and Analysis of An Iron Coordination Compound," 210th National American Chemical Society Meeting in Chicago, IL, August 1995.

A.T. Sherren, "Integrated Experiments for General Chemistry: Preparation and Analysis of An Iron Coordination Compound," 43rd Annual Meeting of Midwestern Association Chemistry Teachers in Liberal Arts College, St. Paul, MN, October 1995.

A.T. Sherren, "Learning Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry Through Microscale Preparations, Reactions and a Research Paper, 212th National American Chemical Society Meeting in Orlando, FL, August 1996.

A.T. Sherren, "Learning Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry Through Microscale Preparations, Reactions and a Research Paper," 44rd Annual Meeting of Midwestern Association Chemistry Teachers in Liberal Arts College, Dubuque, IA, October 1996.

A.T. Sherren, "Make Mine Vanilla or The Use of Real Life Samples," 50th Annual Meeting of Midwestern Universities Analytical Chemistry Conference, Urbana, IL, October 1996.

A.T. Sherren, "Make Mine Vanilla or The Use of Real Life Samples," North Central College Science Division Seminar, January 1997.

A.T. Sherren, "Learning Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry Through Microscale Preparations, Reactions and a Research Paper, 15th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, August 1998.

A.T. Sherren, "Promoting Chemical Inquiry Throught GC-MS Instrumentation", 216th National American Chemical Society Meeting in Boston, MA, August 1998.

A.T. Sherren, "Promoting Chemical Inquiry Through GC-MS Instrumentation", 26th National Triennial Convention of Iota Sigma Pi in Portland, OR, June 1999.

A.T. Sherren, "Our Iota Sigma Pi Past Conventions of 1993 and 1996", 26th National Triennial Convention of Iota Sigma Pi in Portland, OR, June 1999.

A.T. Sherren, "Promoting Chemical Inquiry Through GC-MS Instrumentation", 47th Annual Meeting of Midwestern Association Chemistry Teachers in Liberal Arts College, Rock Island, IL, October 1999

A.T. Sherren, " The Use of Microscale Chemistry to Decrease Costs and Wastes in General Chemistry ", 222nd National American Chemical Society Meeting in Chicago, IL, August 2001.

A.T. Sherren, "The Use of Microscale Chemistry to Decrease Costs and Wastes in General Chemistry", 49th Annual Meeting of Midwestern Association Chemistry Teachers in Liberal Arts College, St. Paul, MN, October 2001

A.T. Sherren, "You've Come A Long Way Baby or 100 Years of Iota Sigma Pi" 27th National Triennial Convention of Iota Sigma Pi in Berkeley California, June 2002.

A.T. Sherren, "You've Come A Long Way Baby or 100 Years of Iota Sigma Pi" 224th  National American Chemical Society Meeting in , Boston, MA, August 2002.

A.T. Sherren, "50 Years of MACTLAC or Where were you in 1952?", 50th Annual Meeting of Midwestern Association Chemistry Teachers in Liberal Arts College, Bloomington, IL, October 2002.
 

Book Reviews Prepared and Published:

The Iotan Women in Science by Gornick (1987)

The Chemist 76 (1) p.32 The Atom in the History of Human Thought by Pullman (1999)

The Chemist 76 (1) p.34 1001 Chemicals in Everyday Products (2nd ed) by Lewis (1999)

The Chemist 76 (5) p. 28 Flavor Analysis by Mussinan and Morello (2000)

The Chemist 77 (1) p.48 X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Second Edition by Jenkins (2000)

The Chemist 77 (2) p.37 A Comprehensive Guide to Hazardous Properties of Chemical Substances, Second Edition, Patnaik (2000)

The Chemist 77 (3) p.29 Pharmaceutical Innovation: Revolutionizing Human Health by Landau et. al. (2000)

The Chemist 77 (4) p.34 Inorganic Chemistry by Gary Wulfsberg (2000)

The Chemist 78 (1) p. 25 Raman Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis by Richard L. McCreey

The Chemist 78 (1) p. 24-25 Ligand Field Theory and Its Applications by Brian N. Figgis and Michael A. Hitchman

The Chemist 78 (1) p. 21 The Complete Guide to the Hazaradous Waste Regulations, (3rd Ed) by Travis P. Wagner

The Chemist 78 (1) p. 22 Dow Chemical Portrayed by Gina Free

The Chemist 78 (1) p. 26 Statistical Methods in Analytical Chemistry,( 2nd Ed) by Peter C. Meier and Richard E Zünd

The Chemist 78 (1) p.24   Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers, by Ronald D. Archer

The Chemist 78 in press Pesticide Residues in Foods by W. George Fong, H. Anson Moye, James N. Seiber, John B. Toth (2000)

The Chemist 79 (1) p30-31 Arnold O. Beckman:One Hundred Years of Excellence by Arnold Thackery and Minor Myers, Jr.

The Chemist 79 (1) p. 34Steroselectivity in Synthesis by Tse-Lok Ho

The Chemist 78(2) p.17 Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials, Tenth Edition by Richard J. Lewis

The Chemist 78(3) p.18-9 Fundamentals of Electroanalytical Chemistry by Paul S. Monk

The Chemist 78(4) p.27 Robert Burns Woodward: Architect and Artist in the World of Molecules by Otto Theodore Benfey and Peter J. T. Morris

The Chemist 79(1) p.31 Handbook of GC/MS: Fundamentals and Applications by Hans-Joachim-Hübschmann 

The Chemist  79(2)p.36-37 Coffee Flavor Chemistry by Ivon Flament

The Chemist 79(2)p.42-43 The Physics and Chemistry of Color, 15 Causes and Reasons for Color, 2nd Edition by Kurt Nassau

The Chemist in press Applied Sonochemistry by Timothy J. Mason

The Chemist in press The HPLC Solvent Guide, Second Edition by Paul C. Sadek

The Journal of Chemical Education 78(12) p.1600 Arnold O. Beckman: One Hundred Years of Excellence by Arnold Thackery and Minor Myers

HONORS:

Listed in 1967 Edition of Outstanding Young Women of America

1975 Outstanding Educators of America

Chicago Section, American Institute of Chemists, Honor Scroll Award 1984

Beta Kappa Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma, Chapter Achievement Award, 1992

Chicago Presbytery Outstanding Volunteer with Exemplary Service to the Local Church Award, 1993

Knox Presbyterian Church, Establishment of Dr. Anne T. Sherren Scholarship Fund in honor of Anne T. Sherren, 1994

DuPage County Coordinating Council of Delta Kappa Gamma, Key Contributor Award, 1998

Honorary Member of MACTLAC, 2000

Lambda State of Delta Kappa Gamma Nominee for State Achievement Award, 2001 

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL LISTINGS:

American Men and Women of Science

1976-77 Edition of Notable Americans of 1976-77

Who's Who in the Midwest

Who's Who of American Women, 19th Edition, 1975-76

Who's Who in Frontiers of Science & Technology, 1984

ACTIVITIES WITH AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTS:

Member since 1965

Fellow since 1972

Director Illinois Institute 1976-Present, Directed Undergraduate Student Award for Ill. Inst. 1976-1987

Member National Qualifications and Admissions Committee 1980-88

Book reviewer for The Chemist

ACTIVITIES WITH IOTA SIGMA PI (WOMEN CHEMISTS HONORARY SOCIETY)

Member since 1961,
          Initiated into Uranium Chapter,
          Transferred to Aurum Iodide Chapter in 1966

National Director, 1972-78

National President, 1978-81

Immediate Past President, 1981-84

Faculty Liaison Officer for Aurum Iodide Chapter 1984-1999

National Historian 1989-present

ACTIVITIES WITH MIDWESTERN ASSOCIATION OF CHEMISTRY TEACHERS IN LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGES:

Member since 1966

Discussion Group Leader in 1978, 1981, 1983 and 1984

Secretary-Treasurer 1983-86

Archivist 1986-present

Employment Coordination 1986-1989

President Elect 1989-90

President 1990-91

Past President 1991-2

ACTIVITIES WITH THE DIVISION OF CHEMICAL EDUCATION OF AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY

Member since 1963

Member of the Curriculum Committee 1968-76 and Chairman of the Analytical Chemistry Subcommittee 1970-76

ACTIVITIES WITH EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE

Chemistry Reader for Advanced Placement Test in 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1987

Consultant 1985-Present

ACTIVITIES WITH THE KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH:

Member since 1966

Ruling Elder since 1971

Chairman of the Christian Education Committee 1971-73

Clerk of Session 1976-1994

Bible Leader for Ruth Circle 1970-Present

Member of Long Range Planning Committee 1970-71

Chairman of the Long Range Planning Committee 1982-83

Commissioner to Chicago Presbytery 1977-83

Commissioner to Synod of Lincoln Trails 1980-81

Commissioner to General Assembly 1977

Moderator of Coordination Committee 1984-1993

Moderator of Dr. Anne T. Sherren Scholarship Fund Committee 1994-Present

Member of Mission Council 1994-Present

ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES:

1964 AND 1965 Associate Director of the Summer Science Training Program at TWU

1966 Director of the Summer Science Training Program at TWU

Chairman of the Chemistry Department, North Central College, 1975-8, 1981-4, 1988-90

Chairman of the Division of Science, North Central College, 1983-1987

Director of Pharmacia Biotech Project, 1987-1991

Chemical Hygiene Officer, North Central College, 1992-2001

THESIS RESEARCH DIRECTED BY DR. ANNE T. SHERREN

STUDENT'S NAME AND SUBJECT

Master's Projects at Texas Woman's University

Rosalia Liu, Analysis of Natural Waters for Selected Trace Metals (1965-6)

Atsuko Isizawa, Spectral Studies of Selected Aromatic Compounds (1964-5)

Undergraduate Research at Texas Woman's University

Nancy Rodman, Beer's Law Deviation Study (1964)

Undergraduate Research at North Central College

William H. Robinson, Shifts in Bands in the Infrared Spectra of Selected Compds. (1968)

Neal Smith, Titrations with Strong Reducing Agents (1968)

Curtis Shimp, Evaluation of Titration Analyses with Logarithmic Concentration Diagrams (1968)

Len Schoeneer, Study of Film Properties (1969)

Vee Pendergraff, Polarographic Analysis of Selected Organic Acids (1970)

Margaret Otto, Titration of Rhenium (VII) with Ce(II) Solutions (1971)1

John Atkinson, Development of Apparatus for Differential Thermal Analysis (1971)

Michael Purcell, A Method for Recovery of Silver Metal from Silver Chloride (1972)

Joseph Garman, Preparation of Selected Cobalt Complexes and Spectral Studies (1976)1,2

Mike Burnson, Preparation of Selected Transition Metal Complexes (1977)1

Debra Pyne, Preparation of Selected Manganese Complexes (1979)1

Brooke Schwartz, A Study of the Oxidation Compounds of Vanadium (1983)

David Smith, Quantitative Analysis of Magnesium (1984)1

Howard Greenberg, Development of Computer Programs for Analytical Chemistry (1985)1,2

Rebecca Slovoboda, The Chemistry of Selected Art Glazes (1985)

Susan Maass, The Extraction and Identification of Alleopathic toxin in Association with Larrea tridentata (1985)1,R

Greg Walls, A Study of the Effect of Light on the Color of Selected Metal Complexes (1986)

Tim Burch, Application of Certain Biotechneques (1988)1

Randy Fronek, Application of Certain Biotechneques (1989)1,2,$

Linda Pagano, Analysis of Cereals for Iron (1989)

Richard Baldino, Analysis of Natural Waters for Organic Compounds (1989)H

Kim Sorenson, Application of Certain Biotechneques (1990)1

John Jackson, Application of Certain Biotechneques (1991)1

Tim Torkelson, A Photometric Study of Metal Oxalate Complexes (1993)1

Samuel Gratz, Analysis of Cereals for Iron (1994)1

David Johnson, Mass Spectroscopy (1995)

Shelly Feaver and Laura Masulo, Determination of Hardwaters (1995)1

Teri Meyer, Study of Herbal Teas (1995)

Preston Chmura, Determination of Caffeine in Colas by GC/MS (1996)1

Ali Nelson, Analysis of Cough and Cold Preparations by GC/MS (1996)1

Preston Chmura, 1-Bromohexane to 2--methyl-2-octene: A Means to Review Organic Chemistry (1997)3,4,5

Leon McWilliams, Analysis of Amino Acids Using Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrocopy (1997)1,2,5

Mark Mally, Extraction and Analysis of Nicotine from Tobacco (1998)1

Deborah Zeitlein, Separation and Analysis of Date Rape Drup (1999)R,5

In addition to the above on campus projects I have supervised over 20 off-campus internships.

Internships By Student Name and Place

Pharmacia: 8- Tim Burch '87, Randy Fronek '881,2, Rich Scopp, 881, Kim Sorenson,'891

Rimas Januosinis, '891, John Jackson, '901 Jen Hepker, '911, Tonia Symensma, '911

Argonne: Debbie Felt, '74, Greg Martis, '83, Heather Carlson, '901,2,$,4

Water Treatment: Karen Kwik,'77, Connie Hornbustle, '83, Mark Sattleburg, '81

Dial: Tina Guzman, '89

Upjohn: Jay Pogemiller, '83, John Nelson '85 & '86

Amoco: Dave Heinrichsmeyer '79, Dave Boures '80, Dave Corby '89, Kelly McCain '87

Rush Medical Center: Angela Campbell, '871

Local Dentist: Tom Piazza '83

Safety Kleen Corp: Tony Arrivio, '931
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1 Student presented work at an ACCA Research Symposium
2 Student presented work at Chicago Section of American Chemical Society Reserach Symposium.
$ means the student received a prize for one of 2 best presentation, at ACS.
3 Student presented work at Argonne National Laboratory Fall Research Symposium
4 Student presented work at Great Lakes Regional Meeting of American Chemical Society Undergraduate Reserach Symposium.
5 Student presented work at Rall Sympoisum, North Central College
R Student had a Richter Fellowship for Research

Courses Taught at North Central College between 1990 and 2001

Science 100: Physical Science

Chemistry 100: Chemistry Today*

Chemistry 113: Chemistry and the Enviroment (mainly the laboratory*)

Chemistry 114: Bioorganic Molecules (laboratory only)

Chemistry 120: Chemistry 1

Chemistry 121: Chemistry 2

Chemistry 190: ACCA Seminar (Directed the course in Forensic Chemistry 2 times)

Chemistry 205: Inorganic Chemistry I*

Chemistry 210: Analytical Chemistry I – Quantitative Analysis

Chemistry 405: Inorganic Chemistry II

Chemistry 410: Analytical Chemistry II – Instrumental Analysis

Chemistry 475: Chemistry Seminar

Chemistry 480: Chemistry Research

Also had a number of internships and independent studies

  • indicates a course developed by Dr. Sherren during this time period.

 

Outreach Activities of Dr. Anne T. Sherren

Science Fair Judge from 1961 to 2001

Speaker for Local Grade Schools in the 1980s

Resource Person, Encourager and Support Person for College Students doing Demonstration for local Elementary Schools from 1980 to 2001

Resource person for Elementary Education Students in my Science 100 and Chemistry 100 Classes who wished to incorporate activities into their teaching courses 1990 to 2000