Physics Department

Faculty & Staff

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Mark Beck
Professor of Physics
Quantum optics; Quantum information
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BS 1985, PhD 1992 University of Rochester

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Noah Charles
Assistant Professor of Physics

BA 2013 Northwestern University, PhD 2020 Ohio State University

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Eryn Cook
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics

BS 2005 University of Washington, PhD 2017 University of Oregon

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Alison Crocker (Department Chair)
A.A. Knowlton Associate Professor of Physics
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BA 2006 Dartmouth College. DPhil 2009 University of Oxford

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Joel Franklin
Field theory, computation
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BA 1997 Reed College, MA 1998 Brandeis University, PhD 2003 Stanford University

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Jennifer Heath
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BA 1995 Whitman College, PhD 2002 University of Oregon

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Lucas Illing
David W. Brauer Professor of Physics
Nonlinear dynamics; atomic, molecular, and optical physics
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Vordiplom 1996 Humboldt University, Berlin, PhD 2002 University of California, San Diego

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Darrell Schroeter
Condensed Matter Theory
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BA 1995 Reed College, PhD 2002 Stanford University

Emeritus Faculty

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John Essick
David W. Brauer Professor Emeritus
Solid state physics
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BS 1976 University of California/Berkeley, MS 1978 University of California/Los Angeles, PhD 1988 University of Oregon

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David Griffiths
Professor Emeritus
Classical electrodynamics, quantum mechanics, elementary particles
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BA 1964, MA 1966, PhD 1970 Harvard University

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Mary James
A.A. Knowlton Professor of Physics Emeritus
Accelerator physics, classical electrodynamics, physics outreach
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BA 1976 Hampshire College, PhD 1988 Stanford University

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Johnny Powell
Professor Emeritus
Astrophysics, spectroscopy, and biophysics
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BS 1971, MS 1972 California State University/Northridge, PhD 1983 Arizona State University

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Robert Reynolds
David W. Brauer Professor Emeritus
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BA BS 1956, MA 1958, PhD 1961 University of Texas

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Nicholas Wheeler
A. A. Knowlton Professor Emeritus
Mathematical physics
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BA 1955 Reed College, PhD 1960 Brandeis University


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Meg Andrews
Faculty Administrative Coordinator

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Jay Ewing
Machine Shop Supervisor
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BA 1997 Reed College, MA 2000 Harvard University

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Owen Gross
Departmental Associate

BA 2004 Reed College, MS 2006, PhD 2012 UC Davis

Faculty Alumni