Phillip A. Reed, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy
Planetarium & Observatory Director
||Room 306c, Grim Science Bldg.
I earned my Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in physics at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, where I studied under my advisor Professor George E. McCluskey, Jr.. I joined the faculty of Kutztown University's Department of Physical Sciences in 2008.
I teach a large lecture of Introductory Astronomy.
I teach several upper-level Astronomy and Physics courses.
I lead undergraduate students on research projects.
Stellar Evolution & Magnetic Fields
Interacting Binary Stars & Triple Star Systems
Observational Astronomy (Photometry & Spectroscopy)
I am the KU Planetarium & Observatory Director.
I advise the Physics Club (Society of Physics Students).
I am very active in the KU Astronomy Outreach Program.
I am a member of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).
I am a member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU).
I serve as a councilor in the Physics & Astronomy Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).
I have been referee of research journal articles.
Other Interests & Hobbies:
listening to music
hiking & kayaking
working on Volkswagens