Colgate University’s Beth Parks Named Editor of the American Journal of Physics

Beth Parks, an associate professor of physics at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, was named the next editor of the American Journal of Physics, a publication of the American Association of Physics Teachers. Dr. Parks will begin her new duties on September 1.

Regarding her selection for the position, Dr. Parks noted that, “I began subscribing to the American Journal of Physics before completing my Ph.D., and as a beginning physics teacher, I eagerly searched the issues for ideas that would enhance my teaching. AJP has made me a better teacher and a more informed physicist, and I hope in the coming years it will continue to present articles that will inform, instruct, and delight.”

Dr. Parks joined the faculty at Colgate University in 1997. She is the co-author of the textbook, Modern Introductory Physics (Springer, 1998).

Dr. Parks is a graduate of Princeton University in New Jersey. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in physics from the University of California, Berkeley.

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