Assistant Professor, Whitman College, 2009 - present
Visiting Assistant Professor, Allegheny College, 2007 - 2009
Faculty Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Colby College, 2005 - 2007
Organic Chemistry I and II: sophomore level course, lecture and laboratory
General Chemistry: first year course, lecture and laboratory
Advanced Organic Chemistry: "Discovering Carbocations"
An exploration of carbocation studies reported in the primary literature, focusing on key discoveries and experimental strategies for investigating elusive species.
Grants, Honors, and Awards
NSF-MRI: (Co-PI), Whitman College, 2009 "Acquisition of a 400 MHz NMR spectrometer for undergraduate research and research training," $388,940
Demmler Award for Innovative Teaching, Allegheny College, 2008 "Developing Investigative Computer-Based Modeling Activities for Organic Chemistry," $6000
Outstanding Teaching Assistant, University of California, Riverside, 2001
Chancellor's Distinguished Fellowship, University of California, Riverside, 2000
James T. Gregory Award, for potential in chemistry research, Wittenberg University, 2000
"Pd-Catalyzed Coupling Reactions of closo-CB11H12-," Mallon, N.,* Badura, M.,* van Heyst, M.,* Juhasz, M. A. 19th Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research of the Murdock College Science Research Program, 2010, McMinnville, OR, USA.
“Designing Sustainable Peer-led Team Learning (PLTL) Programs to Enhance Student
Engagement“ Juhasz, M. A., Murphree, S. S., Biennial Conference on Chemical
Education, 2008, Bloomington, IN, USA.
“Unusually Stable Vinyl Cations“ Müller, T., Margraf, D., Syha, Y., Nasiri, H. R.,
Kaiser, C., Maier, R., Boltres, B., Juhasz, M., Reed, C. A., A.C.S. Symposium Series,
2007, 965, 5157.
“The Structure of the Strongest Bronsted Acid: The Carborane Acid H(CHB11Cl11)”
E. S. Stoyanov, S. P. Hoffmann, M. Juhasz, and C. A. Reed, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 3160-3161.
“The Strongest Isolable Acid” M. Juhasz, S. Hoffmann, E. S. Stoyanov,
K-C. Kim, C. A. Reed, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 2004, 43, 5352-5355.
“The X-ray Structure of a Vinyl Cation” T. Müller, M. Juhasz, C. A. Reed,
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 2004, 43, 1543-1546.
“Optimizing the Least Nucleophilic Anion,“ Juhasz, M., Kim KC.,
Stasko, D., Reed,
C. A., Boron Americas VIII Conference, 2002, Death Valley, CA, USA.
American Chemical Society (ACS), 2001 - present
Council on Undergaduate Research (CUR), 2009 - present
Selected Academic Service
Division III Secretary, 2009 - 2010
Chemistry Department Webmaster, June 2010 - present
Selected Community and Nonacademic Service
Presented "The Science of Food," a workshop for middle school science teachers. Part of Whitman College's HHMI-funded science outreach program. Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, 2011.
Science education at Belgrade Central School, Belgrade, ME: Performed chemistry demonstrations to complement the "solids and liquids" component of the curriculum, 2005 - 2007
Belgrade Central School visit to Colby College, Waterville, ME: Guided 3rd grade students at lab discovery stations illustrating the "cells and fossils" portion of the 3rd grade science curriculum, 2006.
Whitman College Cycling Team Advisory Committee, 2009 - present
Race volunteer: Tour of Walla Walla, April 2010 and Whitman Collegiate race, April 2010