Physics and Astronomy
Department Chair:
Stephen FitzGerald

Administrative Assistant:
Diane Doman

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8330
Fax: (440) 775-6379

Wright Laboratory of Physics
110 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Daniel (Dan) Stinebring

Daniel (Dan) Stinebring

Francis D Federighi Professor

Contact Information


Wright Laboratory 211
(440) 775-8331

Dan Stinebring

Daniel (Dan) Stinebring

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1976
  • Master of Science, Cornell University, 1978
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1982

Research Interests

  • Astrophysics, radio astronomy, pulsars, ISM

Honors Students

  • Courtney Epstein, '08, "Through a Glass Darkly: Pulsar Imaging by the Interstellar Medium"
  • Dan Hemberger, '07, "Gravitational Waves, Pulsars, and Interstellar  Scattering"
  • Alex Hill, '04, "Probing the Interstellar Medium on AU Size Scales Using Pulsar Scintillation"
  • Dan Reeves, '03, "Pulsar Scintillation and the Interstellar Medium"
  • Kate Becker, '01 "Time Variability of Scintillation Structure in Pulsar Secondary Spectra Over Twenty Years"
  • Mark Kramer,'01, "The Parabolic Arc Phenomenon in Scintillation from the Pulsar PSR 1133+16"

Recent Courses

  • Introductory Astronomy
  • Electricity, Magnetism & Thermodynamics Lab
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Astrophysics I:  Stars and Planets
  • Astrophysics II:  Galaxies and Cosmology
  • Climate Modeling
  • Modern Physics Lab