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Faculty Directory


The diversity of our faculty is a major strength of our program, allowing students to benefit from a breadth of specializations.  

Contact any faculty member listed below if you have any questions about our academic program or other areas of the department.

Dr. Scott Bonham

Dr. Scott Bonham
- Associate Professor & Center for Faculty Development Faculty Teaching Fellow

Dr. Jason Boyles

Dr. Jason Boyles
- Instructor

Dr. Michael Carini

Dr. Michael Carini
- Professor, Department Chair, Director of Bell Observatory

Dr. Vladimir Dobrokhotov

Dr. Vladimir Dobrokhotov
- Professor, Director of Applied Physics Institute

Dr. Gordon Emslie

Dr. Gordon Emslie
- Professor

Dr. Ali Oguz Er

Dr. Ali Oguz Er
- Assistant Professor

Dr. Richard Gelderman

Dr. Richard Gelderman
- Professor, Director of Hardin Planetarium

Dr. Steven Gibson

Dr. Steven Gibson
- Associate Professor

Dr. Sanju Gupta

Dr. Sanju Gupta
- Associate Professor

Dr. Doug Harper

Dr. Doug Harper
- Madole Family - Ogden Professor of Physics

Dr. Mozammel Hussain

Dr. Mozammel Hussain
- Visiting Assistant Professor

Doug Jenkins

Doug Jenkins
- Instructor

Dr. Ting-Hui Lee

Dr. Ting-Hui Lee
- Instructor

Dr. Charles McGruder

Dr. Charles McGruder
- William McCormack Professor

Dr. Ivan Novikov

Dr. Ivan Novikov
- Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director

Dr. Muhammed Sajjad

Dr. Muhammed Sajjad
- Visiting Assistant Professor

Dr. Eric Steinfelds

Dr. Eric Steinfelds
- Research Adjunct Professor

Mr. Rico Tyler

Mr. Rico Tyler
- SKyTeach Master Teacher

Dr. Wieb Van der meer

Dr. Wieb Van der meer
- Professor

Melinda Whitfield Thomas, MS HSS, CEH

Melinda Whitfield Thomas, MS HSS, CEH
- Instructor


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