David J Griffiths

David J Griffiths

Harvard University awarded David Griffiths a BA and a PhD. Before joining the faculty at Reed College, he held postdoctoral posts at the University of Utah and the University of Massachusetts (Amherst), as well as teaching roles at Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Trinity College (Hartford). He was a visiting professor of physics at the Five Colleges (UMass, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, Smith, and Hampshire) in 2001-2002, and he taught electrodynamics at Stanford in the spring of 2007. Griffiths is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and a Consultant Editor for The American Journal of Physics. The American Organization of Physics Teachers gave him the Millikan Award in 1997.

He's taken sabbaticals at SLAC, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, and the University of California, Berkeley. His recent study is in electrodynamics and quantum mechanics, despite his PhD in elementary particle theory. Introduction to Electrodynamics (Fourth Edition, Prentice Hall, 2013), Read More chevron_right