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Zosia Krusberg

Associate Professor of Instruction

PhD, University of Chicago, 2011

Dr. Zosia Krusberg joined the department in the Fall of 2016.  Dr. Krusberg received her A.B. and S.M. degrees from Dartmouth College, and her M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.  In addition to her Ph.D., Dr. Krusberg received her Ed.M. from Harvard University in 2006.  Prior to joining Northwestern, she was the Helmsley Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar at Yale University.  She was a visiting assistant professor at Vassar College from 2011-2015.

Awards and Honors

  • Scientific Teaching Mentor, Summer Institutes on Scientific Teaching, HHMI, 2016-2017
  • Wayne C. Booth Prize for Excellence in Teaching Nominee, University of Chicago, 2007-2010
  • Leadership in Education Award, Harvard University, September 2005
  • Hazeltine Chemistry-Physics Prize, Dartmouth College, June 2004

Selected Publications

  • Zosia Krusberg and Meredith Ward. Classical physics and human embodiment: The role of contemplative practice in integrating formal theory and personal experience in the undergraduate physics curriculum. The Journal of Contemplative Inquiry 5(1), 57 (2018).


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