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Stephen Tufte

Associate Professor of Physics

Olin Hall

I started teaching here in the Fall of 1999 and hailed from the University of Wisconsin - Madison where I obtained my PhD in Physics and then did a post-doc in the Astronomy Department.  I have taught a wide variety of courses here in the Physics Department and continue research work in the study of interstellar matter and binary stars.  

Academic Credentials

PhD 1997, M.S. 1989 University of Wisconsin at Madison, BA 1986 St. Olaf College

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Stephen Tufte’s office is located in room 233 of Olin.


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Stephen Tufte Associate Professor of Physics

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