Paula Y. Bruice

Paula Y. Bruice
Senior Lecturer SOE
Undergraduate Faculty Advisor

Contact Phone

(805) 893-2279

Office Location

1668 PSB-N

Specialization

Chemical Education

Organic Chemistry

Bio

Dr. Bruice received an A.B. (magna cum laude) from Mount Holyoke college and a Ph.D. (organic chemistry) from the University of Virginia. She was an NIH postdoctoral fellow at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and did postdoctoral work at Yale Medical School. She has been the recipient of the Associated Students Teaching Award, the Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award, the Mortar Board Professor of the Year Award, and the USCB Alumni Association Teaching Award.

Research

Research Objective 

Paula Yurkanis Bruice is the author of two textbooks: “Organic Chemistry” (6th edition) published in 2010 by Pearson, and “Essential Organic Chemistry” (2nd edition) published in 2009 by Pearson. She is also the author of the “Study Guide and Solutions Manual” and the Companion Website that accompanies each text.

Publications

Selected Publications

Organic Chemistry, Sixth Edition, Paula Yurkanis Bruice, Pearson, 2010

Solutions Manual/Study Guide for Organic Chemistry, Sixth Edition, Paula Yurkanis Bruice, Pearson, 2010

Essentials of Organic Chemistry, Second Edition, Paula Yurkanis Bruice, Pearson, 2009

Solutions Manual/Study Guide for Essentials of Organic Chemistry, Second Edition, Paula Yurkanis Bruice, Pearson, 2009.