Miles Blanton

Miles Blanton, PhD
Instructor, Physics and Astronomy Department
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
2801 S. University
Little Rock, AR 72204
TEL: 501-916-5924 / E-MAIL: mcblanton@ualr.edu

EDUCATION:

  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Ph.D., Astrophysics; August 2008
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; M.S., Astrophysics; December 2003
  • Columbia University, New York City; B.A, Physics; May 2000

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Physics & Astronomy Instructor, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2014 – present
  • Astronomy Instructor, Bowling Green State University, 2008-2014
  • Planetarium Lab Instructor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006-2008

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Active Galactic Nuclei
  • Radio Astronomy
  • The Galactic Center
  • High Energy Astrophysics
  • Astronomy Education Research
  • Novel Science Education Techniques
  • The Flipped Classroom

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Intro to Astronomy
  • College Physics I & II and Labs

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Blanton, Miles C. ; “The Galactic Center Lobe: New 14GHz GBT observations“, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008, 121 pages; 3315738