Professor, Organic Chemistry


B.S. Fordham University
Ph.D. Purdue University

Dr. Walsh has been teaching since 1960, and at John Carroll from 1963-1999. He taught General Chemistry, all levels of Organic Chemistry, and parts of Spectroscopic Analysis. He received the Distinguished Faculty Award in 1976 and Grauel Faculty Fellowships in 1972 and 1983. In 1973, he was a research associate at the University of California, Santa Cruz; in 1984, a visiting professor at Ohio State University where he was a member of Dr. Paquette’s research group. Dr. Walsh was active in the American Chemical Society. In the Cleveland Section, he has served in various capacities, including Chairman (1969) and Councilor (1979 to date). In the Central Region, he has organized and chaired symposia (1976, 1985) and he was general Chairman of the 1989 Central Meeting. On the national level, he has served on various committees, notably the Council Committee on Constitution and Bylaws (chair 1986 and 1987) and the Council Policy Committee (1986-1992). Dr. Walsh retired in 1999 and he and his wife currently live in Florida. In recent years, he has become an author, publishing two books, with a third in progress. You see his projects at this website.