Janet Marshall

Janet Marshall

Teaching Professor

217 Levey Hall


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill B.S. in Chemistry with Highest Honors
  • California Institute of Technology Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry

Professional Experience

Miami University/Middletown campus

  • Senior Lecturer (July, 2016 – current)                                 
  • Lecturer (July, 2011 – June, 2016)    
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry (August, 2007 – June, 2011)  

The Princeton Review, Cincinnati, Ohio

Instructor/Tutor in Organic Chemistry for the MCAT (5/07-12/14)

Wyoming High School, Wyoming, Ohio

Science Teacher for Chemistry and Environmental Science (8/06-6/07)                

University of Cincinnati Raymond Walters College, Blue Ash, Ohio                                

Annual Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemistry (1/04-6/06)

University of Cincinnati Clermont College, Batavia, Ohio                

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemistry (9/03-12/03)

Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, Ohio                    

Senior Scientist (12/86-9/93)

Research Interests

  • Organic Chemistry Lab Development
  • Applications of iPad Technology in the Teaching of Chemistry

Recent Publications

Marshall, J.L. and Hodge, C.J.  “Discovery-based Experiments in the Organic Chemistry Lab:  The SN2 Conversion of Phenylalanine to Phenyllactic Acid” AURCO Journal 2016, 157-165.  

Marshall, J.L. and Vail, H.P. “Introduction to 1H NMR using the picoSpin 45 MHz NMR Spectrometer” Thermo Scientific website: http://picospin.com/lesson-plans/introduction-to-1h-nmr-using-the-picospin-45-mhz-nmr-spectrometer/ 2014.  

Marshall, J.L., Comminos, W.G. “Incorporating Aspects of the Ohio REEL Program into the Organic Chemistry Laboratory:  The SN1 Reaction of Bromotriphenylmethane” AURCO Journal 2013, 157-167.  

Marshall, J.L., Marine, S.S. “Making Connections: Linking Experiences in Undergraduate Chemistry Courses” AURCO Journal 2011, 81-94.

Professional Awards and Recognition

Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges (OATYC) Teacher of the Year Award for 2014-2015

Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) 2015 Faculty Excellence Award

Miami University Middletown Excellence in Teaching Award for 2014-2015

Cincy Magazine Outstanding Educator Award for 2016-2017