Department of Physical Sciences Faculty

Dr. Joseph L. Allen, Professor of Geology
Chair, Division of Science, Mathematics, & Health
Structural Geology and Tectonics
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1994
M.S., East Carolina University, 1990
B.S., Michigan State University, 1988

Dr. Alice M. Hawthorne Allen, Associate Professor of Physics
High-energy Astrophysics; Nuclear and Experimental Particle Physics
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1997
M.S., Indiana University, 1991
B.S., Wake Forest University, 1990

Dr. Dana Alloway, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2007
B.A., B.S., Seattle University, 1997

Dr. Kim Chambers, Lab Manager and Lecturer in Chemistry
Biochemistry
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2003
B.S., Gettysburg College, 1997

Dr. Lewis Cook, Research Associate in Geology
Paleontology
Ph.D., West Virginia University
M.D., West Virginia University
M.S., University College London
B.S., West Virginia University

Dr. Timothy Corrigan, Assistant Professor of Physics
Materials Science
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2000
B.S.E., Arizona State University, 1995,
B.S., Arizona State University, 1990

Dr. Darrell W. Crick, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Chair, Department of Physical Sciences
Organic Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1994
B.A., Carson-Newman College, 1988

Dr. Franz Frye, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Florida, 2007
B.S., Hartwick College, 1998

Dr. Stephen C. Kuehn, Assistant Professor of Geology
Manager, Electron Microprobe Laboratory; Tephrochronology/volcanology
Ph.D., Washington State University, 2002
M.S., Washington State University, 1995
B.S., University of Puget Sound, 1992

Ms. Eva Lyon, Lecturer, Physical Sciences
Earth and Space Science Education
M.S., Utah State University, 2011
B.S., College of Wooster, 2007

Dr. David L. Matchen, Associate Professor of Geology
Sedimentary Geology
Ph.D., West Virginia University, 2004
M.S., West Virginia University, 1992
B.S., Juniata College, 1988

ADJUNCT FACULTY
Alyce R. Lee, Adjunct Professor, Geology and Physical Sciences
Biological Oceanography
Ph.D, Texas A&M, 2009
M.S., Marshall University, 1997
B.S., Salem State College, 1988


Barbara Wills, Adjunct Instructor, Natural Sciences
Science Education
M.A., West Virginia University
B.S., Concord College

EMERITI FACULTY
Dr. John R. Elkins, Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus (1975-2001)
Ph.D., West Virginia University, 1966

Willis D. Hill, Associate Professor of Physics, Emeritus (1958-2007)
M.S., West Virginia University, 1958

Dr. Wilber C. Jones, Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus (1966-2004)
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1966