Dr. John Sivey

Environmental Engineering and Science

Education History

  • BS Chemistry, Central Michigan University
  • MS Enviromental Engineering and Science, Clemson University
  • PhD Geography & Enviromental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Work Experience

Assistant Professor, Towson University

Publications

11. Bolyard, K.; Gresens, S. E.; Ricko, A. N.; Sivey, J. D.; Salice, C. J. Assessing the toxicity of the "inert" safener benoxacor toward Chironomus riparius: Effects of agrochemical mixtures. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2017, 36, 2660–2670.

10. Sivey, J. D.; Lehmler, H.-J.; Salice, C. J.; Ricko, A. N.; Cwiertny, D. M. Environmental fate and effects of dichloroacetamide herbicide safeners: “Inert” yet biologically-active agrochemical ingredients. Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett.; 2015, 2, 260-269.

9. Sivey, J. D.; Bickley, M. A.; Victor, D. A. Catalysis of DBP-precursor bromination by halides and hypohalous acids. In Recent Advances in Disinfection By-Products; Karanfil, T., Westerhoff, P., Mitch, W. A., Eds; ACS Symposium Series 1190; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2015; pp 251–269.

8. Sivey, J. D.; Bickley, M. A.; Victor, D. A. Contributions of BrCl, Br2, BrOCl, Br2O and HOBr to regiospecific bromination rates of anisole and bromoanisoles in aqueous solution. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2015, 49, 4937-4945.

7. Sivey, J. D.; Howell, S. C; Bean, D. J.; McCurry, D. L.; Mitch, W. A.; Wilson, C. J. Role of lysine during protein modification by HOCl and HOBr: halogen-transfer agent or sacrificial antioxidant? Biochemistry 2013, 52, 1260-1271.

6. Sivey, J. D.; Arey, J. S.; Tentscher, P. R.; Roberts, A. L. Reactivity of BrCl, Br2, BrOCl, Br2O and HOBr with dimethenamid in solutions of bromide + aqueous free chlorine. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2013, 47, 1330-1338.

5. Sivey, J. D.; Roberts, A. L. Abiotic reduction reactions of dichloroacetamide safeners: Transformations of “inert” agrochemical constituents. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2012, 46, 2187-2195.

4. Sivey, J. D.; Roberts, A. L. Assessing the reactivity of free chlorine constituents Cl2, Cl2O, and HOCl toward aromatic ethers. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2012, 46, 2141-2147.

3. Sivey, J. D.; McCullough, C. M.; Roberts, A. L. Chlorine monoxide (Cl2O) and molecular chlorine (Cl2) as active chlorinating agents in reactions of dimethenamid with aqueous free chlorine. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2010, 44, 3357-5562.

2. Sivey, J. D.; Lee, C. M. Using popular magazine articles to teach the art of writing for non-technical audiences. J. Chem. Educ., 2008, 85, 55-58.

1. Sivey, J. D.; Lee, C. M. Polychlorinated biphenyl contamination trends in Lake Hartwell, SC: Sediment recovery profiles spanning two decades. Chemosphere, 2007, 66, 1821-1828.

Honors and Awards

  • NSF CAREER Grant (2017)
  • American Chemical Society AGRO New Investigator Award Finalist (2015)
  • Gordon Research Conference (Environmental Science: Water) Poster Award (2010)
  • American Chemical Society C. Ellen Gonter Environmental Chemistry Award (2010)
  • National Conference 1st Place Poster Award, American Chemical Society, Division of Agrochemicals (2010)
  • Graduate Student Award, American Chemical Society, Division of Environmental Chemistry (2010)
  • Environmental Protection Agency S.T.A.R. Graduate Research Fellowship (2008)
  • American Water Works Association Abel Wolman Doctoral Fellowship (2007)
  • American Water Works Association LARS Doctoral Scholarship (2006)

Professional Organizations

American Chemical Society
Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry