Associate Professor of Physics


BA, Goshen College, 1984
MS, Purdue University West Lafayette, 1985
PHD, University of Illinois Urbana, 1994


PMR with Abe in the x-ray lab>> Curriculum Vitae

Research interests

  • x-ray diffraction and reflectivity of thin film heterostructures and calcite
  • acoustical meta-materials


In 2013-14 I’ll be teaching….


Off-campus: I’ll be in New Zealand for the Fall


Phys 160
Climate Physics

Phys 303
Classical Fields / Electrodynamics

Phys/Chem 410
Senior Science and Religion Seminar
With Carl Helrich

May Term

Math 213
Multivariable Calculus

>> All the courses I’ve taught.


Deb in CardenasI’ve led two Goshen College Study Service Term (SST) units together with Kathy Meyer Reimer:

I’ve lived for more than a year each in Costa Rica, Germany, and Japan, and am fluent in Spanish and German.


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