Cheryl Eidell

Senior Lecturer

Cheryl Eidell

Senior Lecturer

Academic Appointment(s)

Department of Chemistry and Physics

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


Dr. Eidell earned her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry at Emory University under the direction of Prof. Albert Padwa. She then spent a year at NC State University in a postdoctoral position under Prof. Dan Comins. She is currently the Director of Freshmen Laboratories at AU.

  • (706) 737-1597
  • GE 3039


  • Ph.D., Chemistry, General Emory University, 2001

  • BS, Chemistry, General Wofford College, 1996

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Teaching Award College of Science and Mathematics, 2020

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CHEM 1211

    Principles of Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1211L

    Principles of Chemistry I Lab
  • CHEM 1212L

    Principles of Chemistry II Lab
  • CHEM 3820

    Laboratory Mgt & Safety


Selected Recent Publications

  • Isolation of 5‐Hydroxy‐γ‐lactams from a Classical 2‐Aminopyrrole Synthesis, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Synthesis and charge density determination of 4,4-difluoro-3,5-diphenyl-4H-pyrazole and a hydrate derivative, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Mono- and trifluorination of the thiazole ring of 2,5-diarylthiazoles using N-fluorobenzenesulfonimide (NFSI), 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Preparation and cycloaddition chemistry of 1-amino substitutedisobenzofurans, 2003
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A new construct of the cis-3a-aryloctahydroindole skeleton via the [4+2] cycloaddition of furanyl carbamates, 2002
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Public Service

  • Augusta Animal Services-PetSmart Adoptions Event 2018