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