Meet Our Faculty

Katherine Brown (Jones-Smith), Assistant Professor of Physics

B.S., University of New Mexico; M.S. and Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
Areas of expertise: fractal analysis of Jackson Pollock drip paintings, theoretical cosmology and non-Hermitian quantum mechanics

Brian Collett, the Winslow Chair in Greek, Latin, or Modern Science (Physics) and Acting Chair, Physics

B.A. and M.A., University of Cambridge; Ph.D., Princeton University
Areas of expertise: computational and electronic projects, and the development of programs to help teach aspects of physics

Gordon Jones, the Litchfield Professor of Astronomy

B.A., Williams College; M.A., Princeton University; Ph.D., Princeton University
Areas of expertise: neutron spin filters and angular correlations in neutron decay

Seth Major, Chair, Professor of Physics

B.A., Swarthmore College; M.S., Syracuse University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Areas of expertise: quantum gravity, quantum geometry, general relativity and quantum gravity phenomenology

Contact Information

Physics Department

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
315-859-4367 315-859-4807. physics@hamilton.edu Physics Website
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