Faculty and Staff

Faculty & Staff, Department of Physical Sciences

Allen, Joseph
Chair, Department of Physical Sciences and Professor of Geology 
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 
Ph.D., Virginia Tech; B.S., Randolph College
––Analytical Chemistry

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

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

Hawthorne Allen, Alice
Associate Professor of Physics 
Ph.D., M.S., Indiana University; B.S., Wake Forest University 
––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 
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

Paget, Aaron
Assistant Professor of Physics 
Ph.D., M.S., Florida State University; B.S., Brigham Young University
––Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Phillippe, Jennifer
Instructor in Geology/Physical Sciences 
M.S., University of California, Davis; B.S., DePauw University
––Environmental Geology and Geochemistry

Wagner, Alec
Assistant Professor of Chemistry 
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 
Ph.D. West Virginia University; M.S., B.S., Shanghai University (China)
––Organic Chemistry

Emeriti Faculty

Elkins, John; Professor of Chemistry (1975-2001)
Ph.D., West Virginia University
Hill, Willis; Associate Professor of Physics (1958-2007)
M.S., West Virginia University
Jones, Wilber; Professor of Chemistry (1966-2004)
Ph.D., University of Tennessee