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Catherine Garland

Associate Professor


(802) 468-1385

Biography

Dr. Catherine Garland has been a professor at Castleton since 2004. She teaches physics classes for both science majors and non-majors, including future elementary teachers. She also team-teaches an interdisciplinary course which focuses on the Maya and includes travel in Belize. Her research focuses on star forming galaxies.

Dr. Garland spent the 2013-14 academic year on sabbatical in New York City. She pursued astrophysical research as a visiting scientist at the American Museum of Natural History. She was also a science consultant for the Uncommon Schools network in Brooklyn and taught fifth grade science at Williamsburg Collegiate Charter School.

Education

Ph.D., University of Hawaii
M.S., University of Florida
B.A., Colby College