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Portrait of Robert Knapik

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Rob Knapik joined the Norwich faculty in 2011. He earned his B.S. from James Madison University and a Ph.D. from Colorado State University. He completed a postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania.


Photo portrait of Elizabeth Atems

Elisabeth (Liz) Atems, Ph.D., joined the Norwich physics faculty in 2014. 

Assistant Professor

Portrait of Jean-Sebastien Gagnon

Jean-Sebastien Gagnon, Ph.D., joined the physics department of Norwich University in 2019.

Assistant Professor

Portrait photo of Tabetha Hole

Astrophysicist Tabetha Hole earned her B.A. from Oberlin College and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Portrait of Michael McGuirk

Michael McGuirk earned his B.S. in mathematics from Manhattan College and his M.S. and Ph.D. in physics from the University of Maine at Orono.

Physical Sciences Technician

Portrait photo of Robert Stockett

Robert K. Stockett is a physical sciences technician, chemical hygiene officer, and part-time adjunct faculty member in the College of Science and Mathematics.

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