Bob Gallup, Ph.D.

Professor of Physics and Mathematics, Albright Chair of Physics
Email Address
(620) 229-6200

Dr. Bob Gallup is a professor of Physics and Mathematics at Southwestern College. He began instructing at SC in August of 1993. Dr. Gallup currently instructs College Physics 1 & 2, General Physics 1 & 2, Ordinary Differential Equations, and Elements of Descriptive Astronomy.

Academic History 

  • California State University, Fresno, Bachelor of Science in Physics, 1982
  • University of California, Davis, Doctorate of Philosophy in Physics, 1990

Highlighted Achievements 

  • Charles H. and Verda R. Kopke Distinguished Teaching Award, 2009 – Awarded by the Administration of Southwestern College
  • Outstanding Faculty Citation, 1999 – Awarded by the Student Government Association of Southwestern College
  • Fassnacht Outstanding Faculty Award, 1998 – Awarded by the Administration of Southwestern College

Lecture/Speaking Engagement Topics

Gallup would be able to lecture/speak on:

  • Physics
  • Astronomy


In addition to caring for a colony of cats at home, Bob also cares for a group of four cats who meet him every night at the College. He also cares for all of the plants in the common areas of Beech and Mossman. In his free time, Bob enjoys learning and can be found reading about a wide range of topics that interest him. These topics range from physics, cosmology, geology, oceanography, history, to ancient Greek.

Dr. Gallup CV

Bob Gallup, Ph.D.
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