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Cory Christenson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Physics

Phone: 724-503-1001, Ext. 6146

Email: cchristenson@washjeff.edu

Office: Swanson Science Center 100A

Areas of Study

Dr. Cory Christenson comes to Washington & Jefferson College with a Bachelor of Arts in Physics from Gustavus Adolphus in Minn. and a Ph.D. in Physics from University of Arizona. His research interests are in organic polymers and dyes for optics-based technologies, such as solar cells, holography, and data storage. Most recently, he was a visiting professor at Case Western Reserve University for three years, where he taught intro and upper-level classes, and mentored numerous undergraduates in meaningful research projects.