YPPDO: Liz McCormack, Bowdoin & Ken Segall, Colgate “Panel Discussion on Careers at Liberal Arts Colleges”

Event time: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:00am
108 Wright Lab Connector See map
266 Whitney Ave
New Haven, CT 06510
Event description: 

Two Yale Physics PhDs will discuss ins-and-outs of doing physics at a liberal arts college and possible ways to prepare for such a career.

Liz McCormack is the Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Physics at Bowdoin College and was previously a Dean and Professor at Bryn Mawr College. She will talk about her experience as an administrator, teacher, and research in molecular laser spectroscopy.

Ken Segall is a Professor of Physics at Colgate University. He worked in the group of Prof. Dan Prober while completing his Ph.D. in at Yale. At Colgate, Ken studies emergent phenomena with a focus on networks of superconducting Josephson junctions while teaching a wide-range of courses.