Oklahoma Baptist University

Shawna York

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Wood Science 202F

OBU Box 61772
500 W. University
Shawnee, OK 74804

Dr. Shawna York has published and presented a variety of paper topics at the American Chemical Society Regional Meetings for the Southeast and the Southwest regions. In her free time, she volunteers for political activities such as voter turnout drives. She and her husband, Yancy, have two dogs and two cats.

Educational Background:
B.S., Southern Nazarene University
M.S., University of Oklahoma
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Courses Taught:
CHEM 1104, 1114: General Chemistry I, II
CHEM 1054, 1063: Introduction to Chemistry I and II
CHEM 4114, 4124: Physical Chemistry I and II
CHEM 1999: Topic: Problem Solving Skills in General Chemistry II

Selected Publications and/or Professional Activities:
Shawna S. York, M. Buckner, R. Frech, “Ion-Polymer and Ion-Ion Interactions in Linear Poly(ethylenimine) Complexed with LiCF3SO3 and LiSbF6”Macromolecules; 2004; 37(3); 994-999.Shawna York, Scott E. Boesch, R.A. Wheeler, Roger Frech; “Vibrational Assignments of High Molecular Weight Linear Polyethylenimine (LPEI) Based on Monomeric and Tetrameric Model Compounds”; Macromolecules 2003, 36(19), 7348-7351.
Shawna S. York, S.E. Boesch, Ralph A. Wheeler, Roger Frech "Effects of Lithium Triflate and Lithium Bromide on the Vibrational Frequencies of Dimethylethylenediamine" Phys Chem Comm, (2002). (online journal - http://www.rsc.org )
B.P. Grady, C.P. Rhodes, S. York, R. Frech "Effects of Temperature on Local Structures in Poly(ethyleneoxide) – Zinc Bromide Salt Complexes" Macromolecules, 34, 8523, (2001).