Travis Norsen

Lecturer in Physics

Contact & Office Hours

McConnell Hall 215

413-585-3758

Education

Ph.D., University of Washington

B.Sc., Harvey Mudd College

Biography

Travis Norsen went to Harvey Mudd College, where he was a physics and philosophy double major. He went on to get his doctorate in theoretical nuclear astrophysics at the University of Washington.

He previously taught physics at Marlboro College in Vermont and has also taught at Bridgewater State University and Mount Holyoke College. Norsen's field of research is in foundations of quantum mechanics, and he is currently teaching the Advanced Topics in Physics course on that subject.

Outside of being a professor, Norsen enjoys playing soccer, ultimate frisbee, gardening and cooking.