No minor or major offered.
Available Physics Courses
Dr. Jim Johnson Ph.D., CSJA
Associate Professor of Physics
Office: O’Rielly 104A
Ph.D. University of Iowa, Experimental Plasma Physics
Limited study of musical acoustics
Currently teaching introductory physics.
Member of the Leadership Board of the Associates of the Sisters of St. Josephmore
Dr. Johnson earned his M.S. and Ph.D. at the University of Iowa. His work was in experimental plasma physics studying ion beam injection in a double plasma discharge device, in which he found double-layers and an associated ionization instability. Dr. Johnson has since been teaching at the college level, and he loves teaching at Avila.
Classes Taught: Dr. Johnson teaches General Physics, Physics Concepts and has taught several interdisciplinary classes. He is a member of the American Association of Physics Teachers.
Hobbies: He likes Sudoku, unusual clocks and home improvement. He enjoys his daily walks (a lot) and is rarely late.
Started at Avila: 2005