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Phillip A. Reed, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics & Astronomy
Planetarium & Observatory Director

office: Room 306c, Grim Science Bldg.
phone: 610-683-4438

About Me:

I earned my Ph.D. 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 regularly teach a large General Education lecture of Introductory Astronomy.
  • I teach several upper-level Astronomy and Physics courses.
  • I lead undergraduate students on research projects.

  • Research Interests:
  • Astrophysics
  • Stellar Evolution & Magnetic Fields
  • Interacting Binary Stars & Triple Star Systems
  • Extrasolar Planets
  • Observational Astronomy (Photometry & Spectroscopy)
  • Ultraviolet Spectroscopy

  • Synergistic Activities:
  • I am the KU Planetarium & Observatory Director.
  • 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 served 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
  • playing soccer
  • hiking & kayaking
  • traveling
  • working on Volkswagens

  • Physics & Astronomy Program | Physical Sciences Department | Kutztown University

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