Faculty and Staff

Faculty & Staff, Department of Physical Sciences

Allen, Joseph
Chair, Department of Physical Sciences and Professor of Geology (tenured)
Ph.D., University of Kentucky; M.S., East Carolina University; B.S., Michigan State University
––Structural Geology and Tectonics


Abdel Latif, Marwa
Assistant Professor, Chemistry (non-tenure track)
Ph.D., Virginia Tech; B.S., Randolph College
––Analytical Chemistry


Chambers, Kim
Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry (tenure track)
Ph.D., Cornell University; B.S., Gettysburg College


Crick, Darrell
Associate Professor of Chemistry (tenured)
Ph.D., University of Tennessee; B.S., Carson-Newman College
––Organic Chemistry; Drug Discovery


Cyburt, Richard
Assistant Professor of Physics (non-tenure track)
Ph.D., M.S., University of Illinois; B.S., Southern Illinois University


Hawthorne Allen, Alice
Associate Professor of Physics (tenured)
Ph.D., M.S., Indiana University; B.S., Wake Forest University (physics and mathematics)
––Nuclear and Particle Physics; Astrophysics


Krippner, Janine
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Geology
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh; M.S., B.S., University of Waikato (New Zealand)


Kuehn, Stephen
Associate Professor of Geology (tenured)
Director CU Electron Microprobe Laboratory 
Ph.D., M.S., Washington State University; B.S., University of Puget Sound
––Tephrochronology; Volcanology; Analytical Geochemistry


Lee, Alyce
Adjunct Professor, Oceanography
Ph.D., Texas A&M; M.S., Marshall University; B.S., Salem State College


Phillippe, Jennifer
Instructor in Geology/Physical Sciences (non-tenure track)
M.S., University of California, Davis; B.S., DePauw University
––Environmental Geology and Geochemistry


Wagner, Alec
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (non-tenure track)
Ph.D., Virginia Tech; B.S., Penn State
––Inorganic and Physical Chemistry

Wills, Barbara
Adjunct Professor, Science Education
M.S., West Virginia University; B.S., Concord University
––Science Education
Yin, Hong
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (tenure track)
Ph.D. West Virginia University; M.S., B.S., Shanghai University (China)
––Organic Chemistry