Darsa Donelan

Faculty

Continuing Assistant Professor in Physics

Faculty advisor for Gustavus Society of Physics Students, Queers & Allies, Womxn's Action Coalition, A Moment of Magic, Gustavus Rocketry Club, and Womxn in Physics Club.

Vice-Chair of the President's Environmental Sustainability Council (PESC)

Nobel Conference 2019, Sustainability Communications Team, and Groundswell committee member

External collaborations: NASA Space Science Education Consortium, AAPT Faculty Online Learning Community, AAPT Committee on Space Science and Astronomy, AAPT eAlliance

Education

Ph.D. Physics, University of Florida, 2016, M.S. Physics, University of Florida, 2011, B.S. Physics and B.A. Mathematics, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, 2009, A.A. Fine Arts, Berkshire Community College, 2006

Interests

Star Trek, Cosplay, Running, Soccer, Cats, and Titan


Courses Taught

PHY-120 (General Physics I), PHY-121 (General Physics I Lab), and PHY-122 (General Physics I with Calculus)

Past
Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
PHY-121 General Physics I Lab 10 2019/FA, 2018/FA, 2017/FA, and 2016/FA
PHY-102 Astronomy Lab 7 2020/SP, 2019/SP, 2018/SP, and 2017/SP
PHY-171 General Physics II Lab 6 2020/SP, 2019/SP, 2018/SP, and 2017/SP
EDU-247 Science for Elementary Educators Lab 3 2020/SP, 2019/SP, and 2018/SP
PHY-102 Astronomy, Cosmology, and Astrophysics 3 2020/SP, 2019/SP, and 2018/SP
PHY-196 Cosmic Universe Lab 3 2019/FA, 2018/FA, and 2017/FA
PHY-122 General Physics I with Calculus 2 2019/FA and 2018/FA
PHY-120 General Physics I 2 2019/FA and 2018/FA
EDU-246 Science for Elementary Educators I 2 2019/FA and 2018/FA
EDU-247 Science for Elementary Educators II 2 2019/SP and 2018/SP
PHY-206 Mechanical Univ Lab 2 2018/SP and 2017/SP
PHY-216 Electromag. Univ. Lab 1 2016/FA