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Hawthorne-Allen, Alice
Alice Hawthorne-Allen
Title: Professor of Physics and College Dean
College: College of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Health
Department: Department of Physical Sciences|Safe Zone
Phone: 304-384-6273
Email: amhallen@concord.edu
Building: Science
Room: S302
Office Hours: Posted on office door 
Box: F-19

Alice Hawthorne-Allen


Biography

Alice Michel Hawthorne Allen has been a member of the G0, SAMPLE, and MACRO Collaborations. She is currently working on identifying misconceptions in physics and astronomy education and how to correct them. She also is working on integrating service learning outreach opportunities into her courses.

Education

Ph.D., M.S., Indiana University-Bloomington
B.S., Wake Forest University

Research

Research and Interests include:

Misconceptions in Physics and Astronomy,
K-12 Science Education,
Montessori Education for ages 2-12,
Neutrino Astrophysics,
Nuclear Physics,
High Energy Particle Physics
Gifted and Twice Exceptional Students in Science

PUBLICATIONS (EXCLUSIVE OF ABSTRACTS)

1. W. C. Kerr, A. M. Hawthorne, R. J. Gooding, A. R. Bishop, J. A. Krumhansl, "First-order displacive structural phase transitions studied by computer simulation," Physical Review B 45, 7036-7053 (1992).


2. Publications in refereed journals as a member of the MACRO Collaboration include:

MACRO Collaboration, M. Ambrosio et al., " Performance of the MACRO Streamer Tube System in the Search for Magnetic Monopoles," Astroparticle Physics, No. 4, 33-43, (1995).

MACRO Collaboration, M. Ambrosio et al., "Vertical Muon Intensity Measured with MACRO at the Gran Sasso Laboratory," Physical Review D, 52, 3793-3801, (1995).

MACRO Collaboration, M. Ambrosio et al., "Atmospheric Neutrino Flux Measurements Using Upgoing Muons," Physical Review Letters B 357, 481-486 (1995).

MACRO Collaboration, M. Ambrosio et al., "High Energy Cosmic Ray Physics with the MACRO Detector at Gran Sasso: Part 1. Analysis Methods and Experimental Results," Physical Review D 56, 1407, (1997).

MACRO Collaboration, M. Ambrosio et al., "High Energy Cosmic Ray Physics with the MACRO Detector at Gran Sasso: Part 2. Primary Spectra and Composition," Physical Review D 56, 1418 (1997).

MACRO Collaboration, M. Ambrosio et al., "Seasonal Variations in the Underground Muon Intensity as Seen by MACRO," Astroparticle Physics No. 7, 109-124, (1997).

MACRO Collaboration, M. Ambrosio et al., "Measurement of the Atmospheric Neutrino-Induced Upgoing Muon Flux Using MACRO," Physical Review Letters B 434, 451-457, (1998).


3. Publications in refereed journals as a member of the SAMPLE Collaboration include:

SAMPLE Collaboration, R. Hasty, A. M. Hawthorne-Allen, et al., "Strange Magnetism and the Anapole Structure of the Proton," Science, 290, 2117-2119, (15 Dec. 2000).

SAMPLE Collaboration, T. M. Ito, et al., "Parity-Violating Electron Deuteron Scattering and the Proton's Neutral Weak Axial Vector Form Factor," Physical Review Letters, 92, 102003, (2004).

4. Publications in refereed journals as a member of the G0 Collaboration include:

G0 Collaboration, Armstrong, D., et al., "Strange-Quark Contributions to Parity-Violating Asymmetries in the Forward G0 Electron-Proton Scattering Experiment," Physical Review Letters, 95, 092001, (2005).

G0 Collaboration, Armstrong, D., et al., "Transverse Beam Spin Asymmetries in Forward-Angle Elastic Electron-Proton Scattering," Physical Review Letters, v. 99, 092301, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.092301, [ article at http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v99/e092301(link is external) ] (2007).

G0 Collaboration, Androic, D., et al., "Apparatus for the G0 Experiment", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Vol. 646, Issue 1, (1 August 2011).