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Faculty Profile

Jennifer Ann Meyer

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Physics & Astronomy
INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY
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Lewis 211B
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-7046
Joined UM: August 17, 2018

Areas of Expertise

  • ASTROPHYSICS
  • GEOPHYSICS
  • PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY
  • PLANETARY SCIENCE
  • TEACHING AND LEARNING

Brief Bio

Jennifer Meyer is an Instructional Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Director of the Astronomy Minor. Dr. Meyer received her Ph.D. in Planetary Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2011, specializing in the interplay between tides and orbital dynamics. After that, she had a postdoctoral appointment in Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara and taught at two community colleges before joining the University of Mississippi in 2018. She is interested in planetary dynamics, Enceladus, the Moon, and STEM pedagogy.

Degrees

PhD
Science
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY/ CAMBRIDGE, MA (2011)