JChiniJackie Chini

Associate  Professor, Department of Physics



Graduate Students


Brian Zamarippa Roman

Start: Fall 2015

Constance Doty

Start: Summer 2017


Daniel Oleynik

Start: Fall 2019

Camille Coffie

Start: Fall 2020


Photo of Erin Scanlon.Erin Scanlon

Currently: Assistant Professor in Residence, University of Connecticut, Avery Point


PhD, 2017: Texas State University, San Marcos

Postdoc, UCF 2017 – 2020

Tong WanTong Wan

Currently: Assistant Professor, Westminster College

PhD, 2018: University of Washington

Postdoc, UCF 2018 – 2020

WW Jamesestley James

Currently: High School Physics Teacher at Lake Mary High School

PhD, 2020: UCF

Dissertation:  Investigating the Inclusiveness of STEM Courses and Reducing Barriers by Using the Universal Design for Learning Framework

 Matthew Wilcox

Currently: High School Physics Teacher at Archmere Academy

Phd, 2018: UCF

Dissertation: Undergraduate Student Agreement With Reformed Introductory Physics Classes


J PondJarrad Pond, Ph. D. (2013 – 2016)

Dissertation:  Investigating the Predictive Power of Student Characteristics on Success in Studio-mode, Algebra-based Introductory Physics Courses

Undergraduate Students

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Past Students

Westley James (Undergrad, Fall 2014 – Spring 2015)

Caleb Kasprzyk (Spring 2015)

Dan Roberston (Summer 2015)

Alexa LaMotte (Spring 2014)

Elijah Ibadlit

Alyssa Johnson

Kamryn Lamons

Collin Lee

Caroline Bustamante