Contact Us

Mailing Addresses

The School of Physics and Astronomy is located in two buildings, with administrative offices located in John T. Tate Hall.  If you are sending US or campus mail or shipping a package to a particular individual, please use the building indicated by that person's entry in the departmental directory.

Physics & Nanotechnology Building (PAN)
115 Union Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Campus Mail Code: 1992

John T. Tate Hall (Tate)
116 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Campus Mail Code: 0331

School of Physics & Astronomy

Name Office Phone Email
General Information Tate 130 612-624-7375
Paul Crowell
Tate 130-11 612-624-4828
Associate Head
Lucy Fortson
PAN 285-14 612-624-9587
Director, Graduate Studies
Jorge Vinals
Tate 130-17 612-624-9074
Director, Undergraduate Studies
Rafael Fernandes
Tate 130-23 612-625-9283
Finance and Administration
Ginny Olson
Tate 130-09 612-624-5786
MetteMarie Stewart
Tate 130-06 612-626-6509
Purchasing/Accounts Payable
Amy Nastrom Nordlander
PAN 237 612-626-8104
Assistant to the Head
Julie Murphy
Tate 130-07 612-625-6928
Computing and Networks
Chad Sullivan
Lind Hall 414 612-626-4723
Jenny Allan
Tate 130-33 612-624-2852
Assistant to Student Programs
Jennifer Kroschel
Tate 130-05 612-624-1625
Graduate Studies Information
Tina Garofolo
Tate 130-06 612-626-5982
Undergraduate Studies Information
Tate 130 612-624-7375  
Tate S67 612-624-6584  
Introductory Labs
Sean Albiston
Tate B57  612-625-3598
Methods Lab
Kurt Wick
Tate S65 612-624-2831
Admin Support
Shelley Frankel
PAN 212 612-301-1816
Machine Shop/Helium Liquifier PAN 68
Fax Tate 130 612-624-4578  
Website Update/Change Request Request Form    
Keys/Access Request Form    
Stock Room PAN 241
Tate 130


Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics (MIfA)

Name Office Phone Email
General Inquiries Tate 285-00 612-624-4811
Evan Skillman
Tate 285-16 612-624-9523
Director of Undergraduate Studies, TA Coordinator
Liliya L.R. Williams
Tate 285-10 612-624-1084
Director of Graduate Studies
M. Claudia Scarlata
Tate 285-08 612-624-1811
Tate 285-22 612-624-7053  
Program/Project Specialist
Angie Stehr
Tate 285-00 612-624-4811

William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute (FTPI)

Name Office Phone Email
General Inquiries Tate 275-03 612-625-6055
Alex Kamenev
Tate 275-16 612-626-0724
Meghan Murray
Tate 275-21 612-624-8367
Administrative Specialist
Alicia Canfield
Tate 275-03 612-625-6055