Sauk Valley Community College

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Instructor Biographies

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Charles E. Atchley, Professor of Physics-Mathematics
Phone: 815/288-5511, Ext. 215
Office: 2G04
Email: atchlec@svcc.edu
B.S. Physics--California State University
M.S. Physics--University of Illinois
Ph.D. History and Philosophy of Science and Technology--University of Minnesota, with a minor in Physics
Dissertation:  "The Invention and Discovery of the Neutrino:  Elusive Reality and the Nature of Scientific Acceptance."

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Elisa Gatz, Adjunct Instructor of Physics
Phone: 815/288-5511
B.S. Physics--University of Northern Iowa
M.S. Physics--Eastern Illinois University