David Buckley
Name
David Buckley
Title
Professor of Physics

B.A., 1981, Rutgers College
M.S., 1983, Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., 1994, University of Massachusetts

Phone
(570) 422-3320
Campus Address
SciTech 322
Robert Cohen
Name
Robert Cohen
Title
Professor of Physics, Department Chair

B.S., 1985, Penn State University
M.S., 1988, Drexel University
Ed.M, 1991, Temple University
Ph.D., 1993, Drexel University

Phone
(570) 422-3428
Campus Address
SciTech 323

Robert Cohen holds degrees in meteorology, physics and science education, and continues to work in all three areas, overseeing the secondary science education programs at ESU as well as authoring the textbook and laboratory activities used in the two-semester introductory algebra-based physics sequence.

John Elwood
Name
John Elwood
Title
Professor of Physics

B.A., 1991, Cornell University
M.S., 1993, California Institute of Technology
Ph.D., 1996, California Institute of Technology

Phone
(570) 422-3408
Campus Address
SciTech 331

With a background in chemistry and physics, Dr. Elwood's professional training was in the field of high energy theory (effective field theories and physics beyond the Standard Model). He teaches a wide array of primarily upper division physics courses for majors, and has a particular interest in bringing explorations of fundamental quantum phenomena into the undergraduate laboratory.

Jerry Ross
Name
Jerry Ross
Title
Associate Professor of Physics

B.S., 2003, Alma College
B.A., 2003, Alma College
Ph.D., 2011, Michigan Technological University

Phone
(570) 422-2214
Campus Address
SciTech 321

Hello, I am the director of the ESU jet propulsion laboratory here on campus. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Kara Richter
Name
Kara Richter
Title
Instructor of Physics

B.S., 2010, Physics, SUNY Brockport
M.S., 2012, Physics, Lehigh Univeristy
Ph.D., 2016, Physics, Lehigh University

Phone
(570) 422-3688
Campus Address
SciTech 319

Currently teaches Introductory Physics 1 and 2, as well as labs for Fundamental Physics 1. Previous experiences included research in molecular spectroscopy, physics education research and work with community science outreach.

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Please contact the Physics Department with any questions about our majors & concentrations.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Gessner Science Hall
Phone:
(570) 422-3341
Fax:
(570) 422-3505 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair Physics
Name
Robert Cohen
Phone:
(570) 422-3428