Dr. Benjamin Brooks

Professor of Chemistry


  • Post-doctoral Research Associate, University of Florida
  • Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry, University of Virginia Dissertation Title: Development of Chiral Rhenium Dearomatization Agents: Synthesis, Characterization, Stability and Dynamics of Dihapto-Coordinated Aromatic Complexes of Rhenium(I)
  • B.S. Chemistry, Clemson University

Areas of Interest

  • Inorganic Chemistry of the Transition Metals
  • Organometallic Synthetic Methodology
  • Organic Synthesis

Classes Taught

  • General Chemistry I and II (CHEM 111/112)
  • Introductory Chemistry (CHEM 103) 
  • Organic Chemistry I and II (CHEM 201/202) 
  • Inorganic Chemistry (CHEM 351)