Courtney E. Meyet

Chairwoman and Associate Professor of Chemistry
“The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist, but at the bottom of the glass God is waiting for you.”
— Werner Heisenberg

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Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of California, Riverside

B.S. in Chemistry, California State University, San Bernardino

B.S. in Animal Science, California Polytechnic University, Pomona


Meyet, C. E.; Larsen, C. H. OneStep Catalytic Synthesis of AlkylSubstituted Quinolines J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 98359841.

Newberry, B. W.; Meyet, C. E. “An Instructional Design Process for the Creation of Chemistry Lab Procedural Videos” In Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education. Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). 2014, 1428-1433.

Meyet, C. E.; Hooley, R. J. “Organic Chemistry and Your Cell Phone: Organic Light Emitting Diodes” National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science. Sept. 16, 2013.

Meyet, C. E.; Pierce, C. J.; Larsen, C. H. “Base- and Ligand-free Copper(II)-catalysis for the Three-Component Coupling of Aldehydes, Alkynes, and Nitrogen Sources” Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 964-967.


Dr. Courtney Meyet is a synthetic chemist interested in the simple construction of nitrogen-containing heterocycles with significance in material applications and bioactive compounds. She also has a deep interest in the interface of science and faith, seeking harmony between the two. In her spare time, she trains for triathlons, specifically Ironman races, and keeps a plethora of needy farm animals. She is married to Brian Newberry, and a mother of two boys: Kiehl and Shane Smith.