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Dave Goodney

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

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Contact Information

Salem Campus

900 State Street
Salem  Oregon  97301


  • Ph.D., University of Hawaii
  • B.A., Austin College TX


Research Interests

Analysis of trace chemicals in natural waters; history of chemistry.


  • T.P. Silverstein and D.E. Goodney (2010) "Enzyme-Linked Biosensors: Michaelis-Menten Kinetics Need Not Apply" J. Chem. Educ. 87, 905-907.
  • D.E. Goodney, "Acid/Base Chemistry According to Robert Boyle: Chemical Reactions in Words as well as Symbols," J. Chem. Educ., 83, 1001-1002 (2006).
  • D.E. Goodney, C.S. Long, “The Collective Classic: A Case for the Reading of Science,” Science & Education, 12, 167-184 (2003).
  • T.P. Silverstein, N.J. Hudak, F.H. Chapple, D.E. Goodney, C.P. Brink, and J.P. Whitehead, "Scientific Communication and the Unified Laboratory Sequence", J. Chem. Educ., 74, 150-152, (1997).
  • C.P. Brink, D.E. Goodney, N.J. Hudak and T.P. Silverstein, "A Novel "Spiral" Approach to Introductory Chemistry using Case Studies of Chemistry in the real World" J. Chem. Educ., (1994).
  • D.E. Goodney, C.S. Long, "Teaching on the Frontier: Language and Science". In: The Astonishing Curriculum: Integrating Science and Humanities (S. Tchudi, Ed.) Urbana, IL: NCTE, 112-4 (1993), ISBN 0-8141-0210-7.
  • D.E. Goodney, "Use of Icon-based Programming for Classroom Demonstration". J.Chem. Educ. 69, 811-4 (1992).
  • D.E. Goodney, "Quantum History Chart", J. Chem. Educ., 68, 473 (1991).
Willamette University

Department of Chemistry

Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
503-370-6013 voice
503-375-5425 fax