A Sampling of Alumni Careers in Physics, Astronomy, and Related Fields

Gideon Bass 05F: adjunct professor at Northern Virginia Community College

Cynthia Cattell 70F: physics professor in the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota; research interests include space plasma physics, magnetic and electric field measurements, auroral particle acceleration, particle acceleration processes, non-linear plasma physics, magnetic reconnection and shocks

Michael Goldstein 83F: senior principal physicist at Intel Corporation

Mary B. James 72F: physics professor at Reed College; specializing in accelerator physics, classical electrodynamics, and physics outreach

Raymond Jeanloz 72S: astronomy professor and earth and planetary science professor, University of California Berkeley

Matthew Malek 92F: physics professor at the University of Sheffield conducting research in experimental particle and astroparticle physics. Research topics include dark matter, cosmic rays, and neutrino astronomy. Recipient of the 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.
Lee Smolin 72F: one of the world's leading gravitational theorists and author of The Life of the Cosmos, Three Roads to Quantum Gravity, and The Trouble with Physics. Founding and Senior Faculty member at the Perimeter Institute Theoretical Physics University of Waterloo
Success after Hampshire
We’ve seen what can happen when you’re the entrepreneur of your own education. Now see for yourself.
View Outcomes
Stay In Touch
With The Communications Office
Snail Mail
Office of Communications
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002