Heather Whitney

Heather Whitney is Assistant Professor of Physics at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL. She holds a Ph.D. in physics as well as masters degrees in physics and medical physics from Vanderbilt University, and her research interests are in magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear magnetic relaxation in polymer gel dosimeters. Whitney is also engaged in physics education research – from theory to implementation and practical hints for helping even non-scientists understand and engage with the beauty of physics.