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231 CAP Building
525 Rivers Street
Boone, NC
(828) 262-3090
FAX: (828) 262-2049

Interim Department Chair
Dr. Richard W Genberg

Physics Program Coordinator
Dr. Patricia E. Allen

Astronomy Program Coordinator
Dr. Joseph T. Pollock

Graduate Program Coordinator
Dr. J. Sidney Clements

PSM Program Coordinator Dr. Christopher S. Thaxton


Physics and Astronomy Graduate Faculty
Dr. Allen's PHY 1104 class           Dr. Daw in Lab

Patricia E. Allen, Associate Professor

Ph.D., Iowa State University
Teacher Education, Modeling Instruction


Daniel B. Caton , Professor

Ph.D., University of Florida
Variable Stars


J. Sid Clements , Professor

Ph.D., Florida State University
Applied Electrostatics


Tonya S. Coffey , Assistant Professor

Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Nanotechnology Tribology


Anthony G. Calamai , Dean of A&S

Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Experimental Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics








Richard O. Gray , Professor

Ph.D., University of Toronto , F.R.A.S.
Stellar Spectroscopy

R. Lee Hawkins, Instructor

M.S., Appalachian State University
Applied Physics/Astronomical Instrumentation



Christopher S. Thaxton, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Computational Geophysics and Field-Oriented Experimental Physics



Joseph T. Pollock , Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Florida
Quasar Variability


Thomas L. Rokoske , Professor

Ph.D., Auburn University
Radio Astronomy Instrumentation, Remote Sensing and Computer Braille Displays



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