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Student Supervision

Christian Shultz (ODU) - PhD awarded, May 2015

Ermal Rrapaj (ODU) - undergraduate research, 2008-2010
Matthew Bass (ODU) - undergraduate senior thesis, 2007

Research Support (as sole PI)

DoE Office of Science Early Career Research Award (2011-16)
"Meson Spectroscopy from Quantum Chromodynamics"

Jeffress Memorial Fund (2010-2012)
"Hadron Spectroscopy from Lattice QCD"


ODU College of Sciences Distinguished Early Career Research Award 2012


University of Oxford, UK
  • Sub-Dept. of Theoretical Physics & Wolfson College, D.Phil, 2004
  • University College, M.Phys (Class I), 2001


Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
  • Associate Professor of Physics 2012-2016
  • Assistant Professor of Physics, 2006-2012

Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia, USA
  • Staff Scientist, Theory Center, 2006-
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Theory Center, 2004-2006

Professional Service

Journal referee for PRL, PRC, PRD, EPJ A, EPJ C, JHEP, Phys. Letters, Annals of Physics & Acta Physica Polonica

Proposal referee for US DoE & NSF and Canadian NSERC

American Physical Society Division of Nuclear Physics Program Committee member 2010-11

Conference organizing committee member for more than 10 national and international meetings