Dr. Jeffrey I. Seeman
Visiting Senior Research Scholar
Dr. Seeman's professional activities include research in the history and sociology of science including responsible conduct of research. He also produces and directs videos for educational and historical purposes.

Selected Publications
J. I. Seeman, S. Cantrill, Nature Chem. "Wrong but seminal," 2016, 8, 193-200
J. I. Seeman, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. "John D. Roberts: In His Own Words and Those of His Friends," 2015, 54, 15901-15913.
J. I. Seeman, J. Org. Chem. "Woodward−Hoffmann’s Stereochemistry of Electrocyclic Reactions: From Day 1 to the JACS Receipt Date (May 5, 1964 to November 30, 1964)," 2015, 80, 11632-11671.
J. I. Seeman, M. C. House, Account. Res. "Authorship Issues and Conflict in the U.S. Academic Chemical Community," 2015, 22, 346-383.
J. I. Seeman, Chem. Rec. "Tetsuo Nozoe Autograph Books:  Poems, Puzzles and Playfulness," 2015, 15, 383-411.
J. I. Seeman, Ernest L. Eliel, 1921-2008,  in Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, 2014.
J. I. Seeman, Chem. Rec. "Tetsuo Nozoe: The World Traveler, On a Determined Trajectory," 2014, 14, 1152-1173.
J. I. Seeman, J. Phys. Org. Chem. "R. B. Woodward, A Great Physical Organic Chemist," 2014, 27, 708-721.
J. Gal, J. I. Seeman, Bull. Hist. Chem. "In defense of the use of the French language in scientific communication, 1965-1985. National and international deliberations and an ingeniously clever takeoff on the theme by R. B. Woodward," 2014, 39, 73-94.

J. I. Seeman, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. "Carl Djerassi:  In His Own Words," 2014, 53, 3268-3279.

J. I. Seeman, Chem. Eng. News "Carl Djerassi's Search for Home," 2013, 91 (October 21), Front Cover, 10-11, 13-14.
J. I. Seeman, Chem. Eng. News "Guest Editorial: Estate Planning," 2012, 90 (December 3), 3.
E. Roemer, M. K. Schorp, J.-J. Piade, J. I. Seeman, D. E. Leyden, H.-J. Haussmann, Crit. Rev. Tox. "Scientific Assessment of the Use of Sugars as Cigarette Tobacco Ingredients – a Review of Published and Other Publicly Available Studies," 2012, 42, 244-278
J. I. Seeman, T. Lawrence, The Science Teacher "Students inspiring students.  An online tool for science fair participants," 2011, 78, 39-43.
J. I. Seeman, M. C. House, Account. Res. "Influences on authorship issues.  An evaluation of receiving, not receiving, and rejecting credit," 2010, 17, 176-197.
J. I. Seeman, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. "The Woodward-Doering/Rabe-Kindler Total Synthesis of Quinine," 2007, 46, 1378-1413.

B.S., Stevens Institute of Technology
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
Contact Information
(804) 484-1629
Areas of Expertise
History and sociology of science