Craig Masters, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics, University of Missouri-Kansas City
    • Dissertation: "The Formation of Low Metallicity Globular Clusters"
  • M.S. in Physics, University of Missouri-Kansas City
    • Thesis: "The Low Metallicity Globular Clusters"
  • B.A. in Physics, William Jewell College

Selected Publications

  • Masters, C.E., & Ashman, K.M. 2010, ApJ, 725, 868

Selected Presentations

  • God's Apologetics. Darrell R. Strait Center for the Integration of Science and Christian Faith. Southwest Baptist University.
  • Astrophysics and Undergraduate Mathematics. Mathematical Association of America, Kansas Section Meeting, 2009.
  • Under Pressure: Globular Cluster Formation in Dwarf Galaxies. Mid-America Regional Astrophysics Conference, Kansas City, Mo., 2006.
  • The Low Metallicity Globular Clusters. Mid-America Regional Astrophysics Conference, Kansas City, Mo., 2005.
  • Dwarf Galaxy Accretion and the Globular Cluster Metallicity Problem. Mid-America Regional Astrophysics Conference, Kansas City, Mo., 2004.

Related Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2007 to 2010), Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina, Kan.
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kan.
  • Supplemental Instruction Leader, University of Missouri at Kansas City, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Missouri at Kansas City, Kansas City, Mo.

Professional Organizations

  • American Association of Physics Teachers
  • Sigma Pi Sigma, Physics Honor Society

Honors and Awards

  • The Feynman Lectures on Physics Award, William Jewell College, Liberty, Mo.
  • Three Independent Study and Research Awards, William Jewell College, Liberty, Mo.
  • James R. Eaton Physics Scholarship, William Jewell College, Liberty, Mo.
  • Wallace A. Hilton Physics Scholarship, William Jewell College, Liberty, Mo.

Church/Community Service

  • Attends South Creek Church, Springfield
  • Teaches Core Groups
  • Volunteer for Love Bolivar local service projects