Educational Advising
Doctoral Research Advisor
University of Colorado, Applied Mathematics
Thesis Title: Solar Wind Driving of Magnetospheric ULF Pulsations
Seth Claudepierre
PhD. 7/2008
Doctoral Research Advisor
University of Colorado, Physics
Research Topic: Radiation belt interaction with VLF waves
(Supporting Advisor: Dan Baker)
James McCullough
PhD. Candidate
Doctoral Dissertation Committee
University of Colorado, Aerospace Engineering
Research Topic: Forecast systems for Earth space radiation environment
Drew Turner
PhD. Candidate
Doctoral Dissertation Committee
University of Colorado, Aerospace Engineering
Thesis Title: Dynamics of Energetic Plasma Sheet Electrons
Edward Burin Des Rozier
PhD. 4/2009
Doctoral Dissertation Committee
Dartmouth College, Physics and Astronomy
Thesis Title: Radial Diffusion of Radiation Belt Electrons in Three Dimensions.
Kara Perry
PhD. 10/2004
Master's Thesis Committee
University of Colorado, Astronomy and Planetary Science
Thesis Title: Energy Transfer in the Magnetosphere During Isolated Substorm Events.
Alexa Halford
MSc. 4/2007


Teaching Experience
Teaching Assistant
Dartmouth College Physics Department
Teaching duties:
  • Graded papers for graduate and advanced-undergraduate courses, including Clasical Electrodynamics, Plasma Physics, and Quantum Mechanics.
  • Generated homework and solution sets for introductory physics courses.
  • Taught laboratory sections for 1-3 introductory physics courses per year.
  • Hanover, NH
    1994-1998
    Teaching Assistant
    USU Physics Department
    Teaching duties:
  • Taught physics recitation sections for undergraduate physics courses.
  • Gave substitute lectures in regular class meetings.
  • Generated solution sets for weekly assignments.
  • Tutored at an individual level in the USU Physics Learning Center.
  • Logan, Utah
    1992-1994
    Laboratory Instructor
    USU Physics Department
    Teaching Duties:
  • Taught laboratory sections for calculus- and algebra-based introductory physics courses.
  • Maintained teaching laboratories and set up equipment for weekly assignments.
  • Logan, Utah
    1989-1992

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