267 Center for Natural Sciences
Ithaca, NY 14850
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Electricity and Magnetism (PHYS-118)
Power: Energy Options for a Global Society (PHYS-141)
Earth Science (PHYS-171)
Astronomy: Stars, Galaxies and the Universe (PHYS-174)
Introductory Physics (PHYS-101 lab, PHYS-102 lab, PHYS-120 lab)
Independent Research (PHYS-299, -399, -499)
Math Methods for Physicists (PHYS-301)
Intermediate Mechanics (PHYS-311)
Member of the Presidents Climate Commitment Committee
Organizer of the College-wide seminar series "Physics Cafe"
Current Physics Department Chair
Member of the Committee on Campus Energy Efficiency
Former Member of the Center for Natural Sciences Sustainability Group
Former Member of the Committee for the Freshman Reading Initiative
Former Member of the Ithaca College Faculty Council
Former Member of the Environmental Studies Steering Committee
Associate Editor, "Meteoritics and Planetary Science"
Co-CHAIR, American Astronomical Society Division for Planetary Sciences Conference, Cornell 2008
Former Member, NASA "Planetary System Science Management Operations Working Group"
Editor, "Earth & Sky" Syndicated Radio Show
CHAIR, Scientific Organizing Committee, 7th International Asteroids, Comets, Meteors (ACM) Conference Cornell University, 1999.
Member, Scientific Organizing Committee, Asteroids 2001: From Piazzi to the Third Millenium . Palermo Italy, June 11-16, 2001.
Member, NASA and NSF Program Review Panels, HST, PG&G, PA, PIDDP, Mars Exploration: 1995-present.
Expert Reader, Millbrook Press, 2001-2006.
Former Member, NASA Planetary Astronomy Program Management Operations Working Group 1995-2000.
Music: Choir (soprano), Piano
Outdoors: hiking, cross-country skiing, canoeing, & cycling
Nature: birding, wildflowers, trees, wildlife
Reading: biography, history, energy, science