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Eliza Kempton

Eliza Kempton
Assistant Professor


Campus Phone: 

(641) 269-9803


(641) 269-4285


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On-Campus Address: 

1034 Science
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

Education / Degrees: 

Sagan Postdoctoral Fellow 2009-2012, University of California Santa Cruz
Ph.D. Astronomy 2009, Harvard University
A.M. Astronomy 2005, Harvard University
B.A. Physics 2003, Middlebury College

Courses Taught: 

PHY-116: The Universe and Its Structure
PHY-131: General Physics I with lab
PHY-132: General Physics II with lab
PHY 180: Bridges, Towers, and Skyscrapers
PHY 234: Mechanics
PHY-314: Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
PHY 395 Advanced Special Topic: Stellar/Planetary Astrophysics
SCI 195 Special Topic: Spatial Reasoning for Scientists
Tutorial: Perspectives on Life in the Universe

Primary Academic Interest: 

Extrasolar Planets
Theoretical models of planetary atmospheres

Curriculum Vitae/Resume: