Dr. Cooney received his Ph.D. in Physics from University of Florida in 2004. He spent one year as a Visiting Assistant Professor in St. Mary’s College of Maryland before joining UCF in 2005, as a Lecturer. In 2020, he became an Associate Lecturer.


  1. “Rotational velocities in large scale structure”, Cooney, James H., PhD Thesis, University of Florida, Source DAI-B 65/08, p. 4065. 2004.
  2. J.E. Colwell, J.H. Cooney, L.W. Esposito, M. Sremcevic 2009. Density waves in Cassini UVIS stellar occultations 1. The Cassini division. Icarus, 200, 574-580, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2008.12.031.

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