Shawn Jackson

Shawn Jackson

Shawn Jackson

Professor Emeritus of Physics

Classification: Primary Faculty

Education: MA in Physics, 1988, Washington University in St. Louis

Fields of Study: Astrophysics and Cosmology

Research Interests: Foundations of Theoretical Physics, Astrophysics

Honors and Awards: 

Gerald J. Swanson Prize for Teaching Excellence, University of Arizona, April 30, 2021 

Distinguished Early-Career Teaching Award, College of Letters, Arts and Science, University of Arizona, September 14, 2010

Excellence in Undergraduate Physics Teaching Award, Department of Physics, University of Arizona, May 16, 2008

Outstanding Faculty Member, University of Arizona, Mortar Board Senior Honor Society, April 19, 2008

Distinguished Teacher, White House Commission on Presidential Scholars, June 18, 1991

Outstanding Teacher Award, Tandy Corporation, 1991 - 1992

Selected Publications: 

Katz, J.I., Jackson, S., “Predictions for Arc Polarization,” Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 197, 29-32, 1988

Jackson, S., “A Breakdown in Momentum Conservation - Comment #1”, The Physics Teacher, 31, 444, 1993