Congratulations to new APS Fellow Dr. Amy Graves '79

The physics department is delighted to congratulate Amy Graves, Class of 1979 and Professor of Physics at Swarthmore College, for her recent selection as a Fellow of the American Physical Society.  Professor Graves was recognized for “extraordinary contributions to physics education, including creatively strengthening the teaching of computational physics and steadily engaging issues of gender and physics through presentations and publications.”

Fellowship in the APS is a rare honor: each year, no more than one half of one percent of the Society’s membership receives this distinction.  Graves joins a small group of previous Williams graduates who have have been selected as APS Fellows in their career: Daniel Kleppner (Class of 1953, professor emeritus at MIT), Stuart Crampton (Class of 1958, professor emeritus at Williams), Tom Gallagher (Class of 1966, professor at the University of Virginia), Alexander Fetter (Class of 1972, professor emeritus at Stanford), and Kevin Jones (Class of 1977, professor at Williams).

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