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Craig Looney

Associate Professor and Chair


Associate Professor Craig W. Looney joined the Physics Department in fall 1998. He holds a Ph.D. and A.M. in physics from Washington University in St. Louis and a B.S. in physics from Gonzaga University.

He enjoys playing basketball , ultimate, and pretty much any sport that involves some combination of running, throwing, catching, or kicking.


Ph.D. and M.A. Physics, Washington University in St. Louis; B.S. Physics, Gonzaga University


Dr. Looney’s early research involved the use of high pressure – thousands or even tens of thousands of atmospheres – to investigate superconductors and novel magnetic materials. His current interests include the interpretation of quantum mechanics and other issues at the intersection of science and philosophy.


Email: looneyc


Mendel Hall