Russell J. Clark

  • Teaching Professor
404 OEH


Dr. Clark is a Senior Lecturer in the department. He is the sole undergraduate advisor for all physics and astronomy majors. Dr. Clark is the Lab Supervisor, and has overall responsibility for the operation of the undergraduate teaching laboratories, including the responsibility of training all graduate teaching assistants for lab courses. Dr. Clark routinely teaches introductory courses in the department including: Phys. 0110, 0111, 0174, 0175, 0212 and 0219.


  •  Ampco-Pittsburgh Prize for Excellence in Advising, 2018

Selected Publications

  • "Writing in Natural Sciences: Understanding the Effects of Different Types of Reviewers on the Writing Process." Patchan, Melissa M., Christian D. Schunn & Russell J. Clark, Journal of Writing Research 2(3), 365-393 (2011).
  • "Transverse Beam Spin Asymmetries in Forward-Angle Elastic Electron-Proton Scattering," D.S. Armstrong, et. al., Physical Review Letters, 99, 092301 (2007).
  • "Strange Quark Contributions to Parity-Violating Asymmetries in the Forward G0 Electron-Proton Scattering Experiment," D.S. Armstrong et. al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 092001 (2005).
  • "Measurement of Proton Spin Structure Function g1(x,Q2) for Q2 from 0.15 to 1.6 GeV2 with CLAS," R. Fatemi et. al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 222002 (2003).
  • "Exclusive Electroproduction of Φ Mesons at 4.2 GeV," K. Lukashin et. al., Phys. Rev. C 63, 065205 (2001).
  • "The Atmospheric Muon Neutrino Fraction Above 1 GeV," R. Clark et. al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 79, 345 (1997).
  • "A Model For Galactic Cosmic Rays For Use In Calculating Linear Energy Transfer Spectra," J. Chen, D. Chenette, R. Clark, M. Garcia-Munoz, T.G. Guzik, K.R. Pyle, Y. Sang and J.P. Wefel, Adv. Space Res., Vol. 14, Num. 10, 765-769, (1994).

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