Richard S. Herrick

Richard S. Herrick

Edward A. O'Rorke Professor in the Liberal Arts

Department of Chemistry

Haberlin 338

Telephone: (508) 793-2490

Fax: (508) 793-3530








Herrick, R.S. and Templeton, J.L., "The Synthesis, Properties and Dynamic Solution Behavior of Bis(alkyne)bis(dithiocarbamato) Molybdenum(II) Complexes," Organometallics, 1982, 1, 842.

Herrick, R.S., Nieter, S.J. and Templeton, J.L., "Synthesis, Structure and Molecular Orbital Description of a Novel Molybdenum-Molybdenum Dimer," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1983, 105, 2599.

Herrick, R.S., Leazer, D.M. and Templeton, J.L., "Substitution Mechanisms Utilized by Electron-Deficient Mo(CO)(RC2R)(S2CNMe2)2 Complexes in Reactions with Alkynes," Organometallics, 1983, 2, 834.

Herrick, R.S., Nieter, S.J. and Templeton, J.L., "Synthesis, Spectral Properties and Molecular Structure of Bis(alkyne)-bis(pyrroledithiocarbamate) Molybdenum(II) Complexes,"  Inorg. Chem., 1983, 22, 3275.

Templeton, J.L., Herrick, R.S. and Morrow, J.R., "Electrochemical and UV-Visible Studies on Formally Electron-Deficient Molybdenum(II) and Tungsten(II) Alkyne Adducts," Organometallics, 1984, 3, 535.

Walker, H.W., Herrick, R.S., Olsen, R.J. and Brown, T.L., "Flash Photolysis Studies of Dinuclear Manganese Carbonyl Compounds," Inorg. Chem., 1984, 23, 3748.

Herrick, R.S. and Brown, T.L., "Flash Photolytic Investigation of Photoinduced Carbon Monoxide Dissociation from Dinuclear Manganese Carbonyl Compounds," Inorg. Chem., 1984, 23, 4550.

Herrick, R.S., Herrinton, T.R., Walker, H.W. and Brown, T.L., "Rates of Halogen Atom Transfer to Manganese Carbonyl Radicals," Organometallics, 1985, 4, 42.

Templeton, J.L., Herrick, R.S., Rusik, C.A.; Mckenna, C.E.; McDonald, J.W. and Newton, W.E.; "Reactions of Cyclopropenes with Mo(II) and W(II) Carbonyl Complexes: Formation of Coordinated Vinyl Ketene," Inorg. Chem., 1985, 24, 1383.

Herrick, R.S. and Templeton, J.L., "Syntheses, Spectral Properties and Reactions of Tricarbonylbis (pyrroledithiocarbamato) Molybdenum(II) and Tungsten(II)," Inorg. Chem., 1986, 25, 1270.

Herrick, R.S., "Flash Photolysis Studies of Dinuclear Manganese Carbonyl Compounds," Rev. Inorg. Chem., 1986, 8, 1.

Herrick, R.S., Peters, C.H.,* and Duff, R.R.,* "Kinetic and Spectroscopic Properties of Mo(CO)2(PR3)2BrCompounds," Inorg. Chem., 1988, 27, 2214.

Herrick, R.S., Frederick, A.B.,* Duff., R.R.,* "Flash Photolysis Studies of Lewis Base Addition to CpFe(CO)(h3-CH2C6H5)," Organometallics, 1989, 8, 1120.

Herrick, R.S., "Stimulating Student Interest in Chemistry Careers Through Summer Research at Undergraduate Schools:  The Holy Cross Experience," J. Coll. Sci. Teach,. 1989, 18, 294.

Herrick, R.S., George, M.S.,* Duff, R.R.,* D'Aulnois, F.H.A.,* Jarret, R.M., Hubbard, J.L., "Kinetic and Spectroscopic Studies of Transients Produced by Flash Photolysis of M(CO)3(PR3)2X2 (M = Mo,W, X = Cl, Br)", Inorg. Chem. 1991, 30, 3711.

Herrick, R.S., Botelho, P.J.,* "The Effect of Transition State Stabilization in Group 6 d4 Tricarbonyl Compounds," Microchem. J., 1993, 47, 41.

Herrick, R.S., Duff, R.R.,* and Frederick, A.B.,* "Kinetic Studies of Lewis Base Addition to CpFe(CO) (h3-CH2C6H4-p-X), X=OMe, Me, H, F, Cl, Br," J. Coord. Chem., 1994, 32, 103-116.

R.W. Ricci, M.A. Ditzler, R. Jarret, P. McMaster, R. Herrick, The Holy Cross Discovery Chemistry Program, J. Chem. Educ. 1994, 71, 404. 

R.S. Herrick, The Art of Teaching Chemistry, J. Chem. Educ. 1994, 71, 926.

Herrick, R.S., Jarret, R.M., Curran, T.P., Dragoli, D.R.,* Flaherty, M.B.,* Lindyberg, S.B.,* Slate, R.A.* and Thornton, L.C.,*  Ordered Conformations in Bis(Amino Acid) Derivatives of 1,1'-Ferrocenedicarboxylic Acid, Tetrahedron Letters 1996, 5289.

Herrick, R.S., Nestor, L.P., Benedetto, D.A.,* Using Data Pooling to Measure the Density of Sodas;  An Introductory Discovery Experiment, J. Chem. Educ. 1999, 76, 1411.

R.S. Herrick, K.L. Houde,* J.S. McDowell,* L.P. Kiczek,* and G. Bonavia, Preparation and Characterization of Chromium, Molybdenum and Tungsten Compounds Containing Amino Acid Ester Derivatized Diimine Ligands.  Crystal Structure of Mo(CO)4(pyca-b-ala-OEt).  J. Organomet. Chem.  1999, 589, 29.

R.S. Herrick, C.J. Ziegler, H. Bohan,* M. Corey,* M. Eskander,* J. Giguere,* N. McMicken,*

and I. E. Wrona,* Preparation and characterization of molybdenum and tungsten compounds with diazabutadiene ligands constructed from amino esters and glyoxal.  Crystal structures of meso and C2-symmetric isomers of Mo(CO)4(dab-asp(OMe)-OMe). ).  J. Organomet. Chem. 2003, 687, 178.

Richard S. Herrick, Iwona Wrona,* and Naomi McMicken,* Glenn Jones, Christopher J. Ziegler, and Janet Shaw, Preparation and characterization of rhenium(I) compounds with amino ester derivatized diimine ligands.  Investigations of luminescence.  Crystal structures of Re(CO)3Cl(pyca-b-Ala-OEt) and Re(CO)3Cl(pyca-L-Asp(OMe)-OMe). J. Organomet. Chem, 2004, 689, 4848.

J.D. Harvey, J. Shaw, R.S. Herrick, C.J. Ziegler, The synthesis of Mo+2 isostructural porphyrina dn N-confused porphyrin complexes."  Chem. Commun.  2005, 4663-4665.

R.S. Herrick, Group 6 and 7 Organometallic Bioconjugates Prepared From Amino Acids, Peptides or Proteins, Book Chapter in "Progress in Organometallic Chemistry Research," Nova Science Publishers, 2006, 117-149.

Richard S. Herrick, Tim J. Brunker, Caroline Maus,* Kerianne Crandall,* Anil Cetin, Christopher J. Zieglerb Aqueous preparation and physiological stability studies of Re(CO)3(tripodal) compounds, Chem. Commun. 2006, 41. 4330-4331. 

Richard S. Herrick, Julie Dupont,* Iwona Wrona,* Julia Pilloni,* Matthew Beaver,* Mark Benotti,* Frank Powers* and Christopher J. Ziegler Preparation and characterization of d6 tungsten compounds with amino acid derivatized diimine ligands and preparation of dipeptide derivatives using peptide coupling agents..  J. Organomet. Chem, 2007, 692, 1226-1233.

Ederer, T., Herrick, R.S., Beck, W. (2007) "Metal Complexes with Biologically Important Ligands.  CLXVI [1]  Tetracarbonyl Complexes of Chromium (0) and Molybdenum with Schiff Bases from Pyridine-2-carboxaldehyde with a-Amino Esters as N,N-Cheleate Ligand,"  Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2007, 633, 235-238.

Richard S. Herrick, Christopher J. Ziegler, Anil Cetin, and Brenton R. Franklin*, Structure of the Triaquatricarbonylrhenium(I) Cation and its Conjugate Base, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 1632-34.

Richard S. Herrick, Christopher J. Ziegler, Melissa Precopio,* Kerianne Crandall,* Janet Shaw and Ronald M. Jarret "Synthesis of tungsten compounds with Schiff base ligands prepared from ferrocenecarboxaldehyde.  Observation of the migration of an imine double bond," J. Organomet. Chem.  2008, 693, 619-624.

Brenton R. Franklin,* Richard S. Herrick,* Christopher J. Ziegler, Anıl Çetin, Natalie Barone and Laura R. Condon* "Reactions of the Re(CO)3(H2O)3+ Synthon with Monodentate Ligands under Aqueous Conditions.  Inorg. Chem., 2008, 47, .5902-5909.

Kenneth V. Mills, Richard S. Herrick, Mauri A. Ditzler, Lisa P. Nestor, Heather Shafer, and Louise W. Guilmette, "An Introduction to Electrochemistry: A Two-week Discovery Chemistry Experiment," J. Chem. Educ. 2008, 85, .1116-1119.

Richard S. Herrick, Kenneth V. Mills and Lisa P. Nestor "Data Pooling in a Chemical Kinetics Experiment:The Aquation of a Series of Cobalt(III) Complexes - Discovery Chemistry Experiment," J. Chem. Educ. 2008, 85, 1120-1122.

Richard S. Herrick, Christopher J. Ziegler, Donald L. Jameson, Christopher Aquina,* Anıl Çetin, Brenton R. Franklin,* Laura R. Condon,* Natalie Barone, and Joseph Lopez* Rhenium (I) compounds bound by tripodal ligands of pyridine and N-methylimidazole, Dalton Trans., 2008, 3605-3609. 

Roshinee Costa, Natalie Barone, Christopher Gorczycka,* Ernest F. Powers,* William Cupelo,* Joseph Lopez,* Richard S. Herrick, Christopher J. Ziegler,Dioxime and pyridine-2-aldoxime complexes of Re(CO)3+, J. Organomet. Chem. 2009, 694, 2163-2170.

Richard S. Herrick, Christopher J. Ziegler, Saovalak Sripothongnak, Natalie Barone, Roshinee Costa, William Cupelo,* and Americo Gambella.* Preparation and characterization of rhenium(I) tricarbonyl dithiocarbamate compounds; Re(CO)3(S2CNMe2)(L), J. Organomet. Chem. 2009, 694, 3929-3934. 

Richard S. Herrick, Brenton R. Franklin,* Christopher J. Ziegler and Anıl Çetin, Synthesis of 1,1'-ferrocene bis(carboxypyrazole) compounds and displacement of the pyrazole ligands Inorg. Chem. Commun., 2009 12, 1209-1211.

Sarah L. Binkley, Christopher J. Ziegler, Richard S. Herrick, and Roger S. Rowlett "Specific Derivitization of Lysozyme in Aqueous Solution with a Rhenium(I) Tricarbonyl Fragment" Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 1203-1205. (art on cover of journal from our research)

Sarah L. Binkley, Natalie V. Barone, Adam C. Underwood, Amy Milsted, Brenton R. Franklin,* Richard S. Herrick, and Christopher J. Ziegler "The synthesis and toxicity of tripodal tricarbonyl rhenium complexes as radiopharmaceutical models." J. Inorg. Biochem. 2010, 104, 632-638.

Richard S. Herrick, Christopher J. Ziegler, and Americo Gambella*"Reactions of Re(CO)3+ with Histidylhistidine and Modified Histidines." Euro. J. Inorg. Chem.  2010, 3905-3908.  (art on cover of journal from our research)

Richard S. Herrick, "Bioinorganic Chemistry: A Practical Course" Book Review, J. Chem. Educ. 2010, 87, 1298.

H. Qayyum, R.S. Herrick, and C.J. Ziegler "Synthesis of dimeric peptide conjugate Re(CO)3 Complexes," Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 7442-7445.

Sarah R. Binkley,aThomas Leeper a, Roger S. Rowlettb, Richard S. Herrickc and Christopher J. Zieglera Re(CO)3(H2O)3+ Binding to Lysozyme: Structure and Reactivity, Metallomics. 2011, 3, 909-916.  (artwork from this research was featured on the cover)

Richard S. Herrick, Christopher J. Ziegler, Joseph Lopez,* Natalie Barone, Americo Gambella* and Christopher Masi, "Complexes formed from reactions of Re(CO)3(H2O)3+ with amines used for biological buffering," J. Organomet. Chem. 2012, 700, 160-165.

Richard S. Herrick, "23 Weeks, 5 Days: The Story of a Holy Cross Family's Journey in the World of High-Risk Neonatal Medicine," Holy Cross Magazine, Summer 2012, pages 44-51.



Structure and Bonding (CHEM013):  Fall 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988

General Principles Lab (CHEM017): Fall 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988

Inorganic I (CHEM014):  Spring 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989

Inorganic Lab (in Physical Chemistry) Spring 2003, Fall 2003, Spring 2005, 2006

Chemical Techniques Lab (CHEM016):  Spring 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989

Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (CHEM351): Spring 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, Fall 1989, 1990, 1991, Spring 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011

Atoms and Molecules (CHEM181):  Fall 1989, Spring 1990, Fall 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996,* 1997,* 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 (* - taught 3 lab sections), 2010

IER/Biophysical Chemistry (CHEM031):  Spring 1992, 1993, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2008

Bioinorganic Chemistry (CHEM381):  Spring 1997, Fall 2001, 2003, Spring 2004 (tutorial), Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2011

Topics in Surface Chemistry (CHEM112):  Fall 1992

Research and Seminar (CHEM106/108):  Fall 1990, Spring 1993, Fall 1994, Spring 1996

Chemistry and Society (CHEM044):  Fall 1990

Organic Chemistry Lab (CHEM022): Spring 1990

On Leave 2011-2012