Chad Stephens

Associate Professor

Chad Stephens

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Chemistry and Physics


  • Ph.D., Pharmacy University of South Carolina -, 1998

  • BS, Chemistry, General Augusta State University, 1994

Awards & Honors

  • University Village Favorite Faculty AU University Village, 2017

  • Louis K. Bell Research Award Augusta State University, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CHEM 2410

    Chemistry of Organic & Biomole
  • CHEM 3412

    Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 3411

    Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 3950

    Selected Topics: Organic Chemistry I- Lecture

Teaching Interests

Organic/Medicinal/Heterocyclic Chemistry


Selected Recent Publications

  • Antiprion activity of DB772 and related monothiophene- and furan-based analogs in a persistently infected ovine microglia culture system, 2016
  • Synthesis and charge density determination of 4,4-difluoro-3,5-diphenyl-4H-pyrazole and a hydrate derivative, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A quantitative reverse-transcriptase PCR assay for the assessment of drug activities against intracellular Theileria annulata schizonts, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • CYP1A1 and CYP1B1-mediated biotransformation of the antitrypanosomal methamidoxime prodrug DB844 forms novel metabolites through intramolecular rearrangement, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • In vitro and in vivo studies of the biological activity of novel arylimidamides against Trypanosoma cruzi, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Medicinal/Heterocyclic Chemistry. Pd Catalyzed Cross Coupling Reactions. Aminopyrroles, -thiophenes, -furans.

Department Service

  • First Thursday Faculty Presentations 2016 - Present

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • ARKIVOC (an online chemistry journal) 2004 - Present

    Role: Other
  • American Chemical Society (ACS) 1995 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Heterocyclic Communications 2010 - 2013

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • Coordinate acquisition of lab coats by local elementary school 2017 - 2017

    Role: Other
  • Secure needed chairs for student study room 2016 - 2016

    Role: Other