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     Date Submitted:18-11-2011
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     Current job:Ph. D. Astrophysics (assistant professor of physics)
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
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     Keywordsorganized, motivated, energetic, team player, programming, coding, data analysis, presenting data, optical, infrared, radio, ultraviolet, photometry, physics, astronomy
    CV

    Education:

    Georgia State University; Atlanta, GA                        Ph. D. Astrophysics 

    Georgia State University; Atlanta, GA                        M.S. Physics

    East Carolina University; Greenville, NC      M.S. Medical Physics

    Illinois Wesleyan University; Bloomington, ILB.A. Physics

     

    Professional Experience:

    Georgia Gwinnett College: Lawrenceville, GA

    Assistant Professor of Physics,  8/2010 – present

    Prepare and lecture physics survey courses.  Responsible for preparing laboratory equipment and laboratory exercises.  Volunteer at Enhanced Academic Center as a tutor.  All duties associated with committee work.

     

    Louisiana State University: Baton Rouge, LA

    Instructor of Astronomy, 8/2004 –  5/2010

    Prepare and lecture astronomy and physics survey courses. Responsible for writing astronomy laboratory exercises, obtaining and maintaining the laboratory equipment and manual.  All duties associated with being a Planetarium Director, which include maintenance and calibration of the AP3 projector and writing proposals for updating to digital equipment.

    Volunteer as an REU mentor. Volunteer as Telescope Operator for local observatory.

    Committees: Laboratory Equipment Committee (4 yrs), Introductory Course Committee (5 yrs).

     

    Baton Rouge Community College: Baton Rouge, LA

    Adjunct Faculty of Astronomy and Physics, 1/2010-present

    Prepare and lecture astronomy and physics survey courses for non-majors.

     

    Great River Technologies: Dubuque, IA

    Author of electronic astronomy supplemental course material, 4/2007 – present

    Creating introductory astronomy power point presentations, test banks and student tutorials that is a resource for a two semester introductory astronomy course.

     

    Louisiana State University: Baton Rouge, LA

    Postdoctoral Position in Extragalactic and Galactic Astronomy, 05/2007 – 08/2007

    Adviser: Geoffrey Clayton

    Researching extragalactic supernova and low magnitude standard stars in optical and infrared wavebands. Duties included installing and writing IRAF processing and photometry scripts and packages, standard aperture photometry of object and comparison sequence, and producing light curves for publications.

     

    Louisiana State University: Baton Rouge, LA

    Postdoctoral Position in Extragalactic and Galactic Astronomy, 05/2005 – 08/2005

    Advisers: Arlo Landolt and Geoffrey Clayton

    Researching extragalactic supernova and low magnitude standard stars. Duties included writing IRAF processing and photometry scripts that form a data pipeline, standard aperture photometry on object and comparison sequence, and producing long-term light curves for publications.


    Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

    Graduate Research Assistant, 6/1998 – 8/2004

    Research active galactic nuclei's microvariability characteristics for the Program of Extragalactic Astronomy.

    Graduate Teaching Assistant, 6/1998 – 8/2004

    Responsible for preparing and teaching astronomy laboratories.

     

    Clayton College & State University; Morrow, GA

    Adjunct Instructor, Fall 2000

    Prepare and teach algebra based introductory physics course and oversee the laboratory exercises.

     

    East Carolina University; Greenville, NC

    Graduate Research Assistant, 12/1996 – 5/1998

    Researched the cross sections of Auger electrons in fluorocarbons.

    Graduate Teaching Assistant, 8/1996 – 5/1998

    Taught algebra based physics laboratories. Created and taught astronomy laboratory exercises.

     

    Publications:

     

    Marshall, Kevin; Miller, H.R.; Campbell, A.; Eggen, J.; Ferrara, E.; Gudkova, D.; Maune, J.; McFarland, J.; Osterman Meyer, A.; Ryle, W.  (2010)  GSU’s PEGA Light Curve Database: 20+ Years of Blazar and AGN Monitoring, American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #215, #434.04.

    Andrews, Jennifer E.; Clayton, G.; Welch, D.; Campbell, A.; Barlow, M. J.; Sugerman, B. E. K.; Meixner, M. (2007) Dust Production in Type II Supernovae, American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #211, #105.23.

    Welch, D. L.; Clayton, Geoffrey C.; Campbell, Amy; Barlow, M. J.; Sugerman, Ben E. K.; Meixner, Margaret; Bank, S. H. R. (2007) An Extremely Bright Echo Associated with SN 2002hh, The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 669, Issue 1, pp. 525-533.

    Welch, D.L.; Clayton, G.C.; Campbell, A.M.; Barlow, M.J.; Sugerman, B.E.K.; Meixner, M.; Gordon, K.D.; Bank, S.H.R. (2006) Late Time Spectra of SN 2002hh: No New Dust? Osterman, M.A.; Miller, H.R.; Campbell, A.M.; Marshall, K.; McFarland, J.P.; Aller, H.; Aller, M., Fried, R.E.; Kurtanidze, O.M.; Nikolashvili, M.G.; Tornikoski, M.; Valtoajo, E. (2006)  Multiwavelength Observations of the Extreme XRayselected BL Lacertae Object PG 1553+11 (1ES 1553+113), The Astronomical Journal, Volume 132, Issue 2, pp. 873882.

    Maune, J.; Carini, M.; Simms, N. (WKU); Campbell, A. (LSU) (2006) The Long Term Multiwavelength Behavior of TeV Blazars. Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 37 #4. Campbell, A.M. and Miller, H.R. (2004) The Character of Optical Variability of XRay Selected Blazars. American Astronomical Society Meeting (AAS) HEAD, meeting #33.

    Campbell, A. M.; Miller, H. R. (2004) The Character of Optical Variability for X-Ray Selected Blazars, American Astronomical Society Meeting 205, #167.06; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 36, p.1621. 

    Williams, A.M.;Gies, D.R.;Bagnuolo, W.G.; et al (2001) Detection of the Faint Comparison in the Massive Binary HD 199579. Astrophysical Journal, 548,425.

    McFarland, J.P.; Miller, H.P.; Williams, A.M.; et al (2001) An Investigation of the Optical Microvariability for the Blazar 3C 446. American Astronomical Society (AAS) Meeting 199,#98.05.

    Miller, H.R.; Ferrara, E.C.; McFarland, J.P.; Williams, A.M.; et al (2001) Blazar Microvariability. Probing the Physics of Active Galactic Nuclei, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Proceedings, Vol 224, p.63.

    Ferrara, E.C.; Miller, H.R.; McFarland, J.P.; Williams, A.M.; et al (2001) A Search for Optical Microvariability in a Sample of NarrowLine Seyfert 1 Galaxies. Probing the Physics of Active Galactic Nuclei, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Proceedings, Vol 224, p.319.

    Miller, H.R.; Ferrara, E.C.;Noble, J.C.; McFarland, J.P.; Williams, A.M., (2000) The Rapid Variability of BL Lac. AAS HEAD meeting #32, #05.09.

    Williams, A. M.;Gies, D. R.; Berger, D. H.; Erling, P. A.; Harvin, J. A.; Huang, W. J.; Jao, W. C.; McFarland, J. P.; Wallace, D. J.; Fallon, T (1999) A New Orbit for the Massive Binary HD 199579, American Astronomical Society, 195th AAS Meeting, #76.10; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 31, p.1484.

    Toburen, L.H., Williams, A. M., Moreau, C. R.,  Shinpaugh, J. L., and Justiniano (1999) E., Molecular Effects in K-Shell Ionization by Charged Particles, in Applications of Accelerators in Research and Industry , Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Conference held in Denton, TX, November, 1998, Duggan, J. L., and Morgan, I. L., eds., American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings 475, Woodbury, NY. pp. 3-6.

    Williams, A.M.; Moreau, C.; Shinpaugh, J.L.; Toburen, L.H. (1997) Relative Cross Sections for K-Shell Ionization of the Atomic Constituents of Fluorocarbons by 2 MeV Protons Using Rutherford Scattering to Determine Atomic Density,  American Physical Society, Southeastern Section Meeting, November 6-8, 1997, abstract #AD.04.

    Moreau, C.; Williams, A.M.; Shinpaugh, J.L.; Toburen, L.H. (1997) K-Shell Ionization of Fluorocarbons Constituents by 2.0 MeV H+,  American Physical Society, Southeastern Section Meeting, November 6-8, 1997, abstract #AD.05.

    Presentations:

    The Character of X-Ray Selected Blazars (2005), AAS Ph.D. talk

    Invited Presentations:

    High Energy Astrophysics (2006) Georgia Southern University, Department of Physics

    Variable Study of AGN (2005) Western Kentucky University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

    Characteristics of MKN 421 and MKN 501 (2005) Eastern Kentucky University, Department of Physics and Astronomy


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