Robert J. Whitaker



Campus: Springfield

Details

Education

  • PhD, 1972, University of Oklahoma
  • MS, 1961, St. Louis University
  • BS, 1958, Creighton University

Teaching

  • PHY 101 Physics by Inquiry
  • PHY 123 Introduction to Physics I
  • PHY 124 Introduction to Physics 124
  • PHY 501 Physics and Astronomy by Inquiry
  • SCI 505 Intellectual Foundations of Science and Technology

Research and professional interests

  • Conceptual understanding of physics
  • Historical physics apparatus
  • Harmonographs
  • History of science

Awards and honors

  • Excellence in Service Award, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, Missouri State University, 1998
  • Summer Research Fellowship, Missouri State University, Summer 1999
  • Excellence in Research Award, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, Missouri State University, 2001
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, Missouri State University, 2004