Colleen McKenna

Laboratory Instructor

Teaching this semester

CHEM 2250. Organic Chemistry I, L3

Introduction to the chemistry of the compounds of carbon. Describes bonding, conformations, and stereochemistry of small organic molecules. Reactions of hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, and alcohols are discussed. Kinetic and thermodynamic data are used to formulate reaction mechanisms. Lectures, review sessions, and four hours of laboratory work per week.


  • B.A., University of Southern Maine; Portland, ME