Faculty Name

Christopher A. Oakley, Ph.D.


Senior Lecturer



Office Location

Albro-Falconer-Manley Science Center 179


Ph.D., Georgia State University
M.S., Georgia State University
B.S., University of Georgia (Physics)
B.S.  University of Georgia (Anthropology)


Teaching Experience

Georgia Perimeter College
Principles of Physics I [Flipped Lecture Format] (Ph.D.), Primary Instructor
Principles of Physics II [Flipped Lecture Format] (Ph.D.), Primary Instructor
Astronomy of the Solar System [Traditional Laboratory Format] (Ph.D.), Primary Instructor.
Galactic and Stellar Astronomy [Traditional Laboratory Format] (Ph.D.), Primary Instructor

Spelman College
General Physics II [Traditional Format] (Ph.D.), Instructor for Laboratory and Recitation
General Physics I [Traditional Format] (Ph.D.), Instructor for Laboratory and Recitation

Georgia State University
Principles of Physics II [Traditional Lecture Format] (Ph.D.),
Summer 2014, Primary Instructor
Introductory Physics II [Integrated Lecture and Lab] (Ph.D.)
Spring 2014, Primary Instructor
Modern Physics II [Traditional Lecture] (M.S.), Spring 2013, Teaching Assistant for Professor Ramesh Mani
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics [Traditional Lecture] (M.S.)
Spring 2010 & 2012, Teaching Assistant for Professor Steven T. Manson.
Introductory Physics I & II [Integrated Lecture and Lab] (B.S.), Fall 2009, Teaching Assistant for Professors John Evans and Cherilynn Morrow.
Principles of Physics I [Traditional Lab] (B.S.), Fall 2006Fall 2013, Laboratory Teaching Assistant.

Sam Houston State University
Light and Optics Laboratory [Traditional Lab] (B.S.), Fall 2004, Teaching Assistant for Dr. Gan Liang.
University of Georgia
Introductory Mechanics [Traditional Lab] (B.S.), Spring 2004, Laboratory Teaching Assistant.

Research Interests

Physics Education, Nuclear and Particle Physics, Computational Physics
Topics: Curriculum Development, Concept Transference, Statistical & Qualitative Analysis, GEANT4, Physics Simulation, BaF2 Scintillator Detector Design/Testing