Julie Lorraine Talbot
29 Thorn Hill Dr. (770) 838-1995 (home)
Carrollton, GA 30117 (678) 839-4093 (office)
Associate Professor of Physics University of West Georgia
Assistant Professor of Physics University of West Georgia
Duties include teaching introductory and upper level physics courses, including Principles of Physics, Introductory Physics, Astronomy, Modern Physics, Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Quantum Mechanics, Computational Physics, Mathematical Physics and Senior Seminar.
Visiting Assistant Professor Gustavus Adolphus College
Duties included teaching General Physics (with and without calculus), Modern Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Senior Seminar, and several lab courses. Taught both majors and non-majors, of varying mathematical abilities and backgrounds.
Recitation Instructor Clemson University
Taught recitations, gave quizzes, graded homework, and helped proctor exams.
Course: Introductory Physics with Calculus I and II
Lab Instructor for General Physics I and II 1995—1996
Taught labs, made up quizzes and final exams, and did lab set-up.
Mathematics Teacher Berlin-Brothersvalley High School 1993-94 School Year
Taught grades seven through twelve, in courses ranging from pre-algebra to pre-calculus.
Physics and Chemistry Teacher Aliquippa High School
1992-93 School Year
Taught chemistry and physics courses and labs to inner city students, in grades ten through twelve.
SERVICE TO INSTITUTION
Academic Policy and Procedures Committee 2006—Present
Dean’s Advisory Committee 2002—2006
Society of Physics Students, Advisor 2002—Present
Judge, Sigma Xi competition March, 2003
WAC Certification Mar. 29, 2003
Advising Liaison for the Physics Department Spring, 2003—Present
Volunteer Advisor for Excel Center Fall, 2003—Present
Advisor for dual degree physics/engineering majors Spring, 2004—Present
Secretary to the College of Arts and Sciences Aug., 2005—Aug., 2007
Faculty Orientation Leader Summer, 2007
Faculty Mentor—GEMS Summer Research Program Summer, 2007
SERVICE TO COMMUNITY
Judge, West Georgia Regional Science Fair, March 2, 2005
Assisted with Physics Demonstration Night, Sept., 2002 and 2003
Judge, Bremen Middle School Science Fair, Feb. 4, 2003
Member and Dog Foster, Carroll County Humane Society, since September, 2002
Dog Foster Co-chair, Carroll County Humane Society, since August, 2003
Member, Carroll County Humane Society Board of Directors, since April, 2004
Ph. D. May, 2000
M.S. May, 1997
B.S. May, 1992
Physics; Math minor
Elected to Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 1992
Allegheny College Scholar-Athlete of the Year, 1992
Winner, Vice President’s Online Course Proposal Competition, Dec., 2003
American Physical Society
American Association of Physics Teachers
Sigma Xi Research Society
Talbot, J. L. “A Calculation of the Vertex Correction Term of a Vector Boson without
Renormalization,” Physics Essays, Vol. 17, No. 3, September 2004.
Talbot, Julie (2000). A Calculation of the Magnetic Moment of a Charged Vector Meson Using Proper Normalization, Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, Clemson University.
Talbot, Julie (1997). A Variational Calculation of PSWEP Parameters, Unpublished Master’s thesis, Clemson University.
Talbot, Julie (1992). A He-Ne Laser Station for a Modern Optics Laboratory, Unpublished Senior Comprehensive thesis, Allegheny College.
TALKS AND PAPERS PRESENTED
Talbot, J. L. (2006, Mar. 24) Using a Gaussian to Properly Normalize the Vertex Correction Term for a Vector Boson, 83rd Annual Meeting of the Georgia Academy of Science
Talbot, J. L. and Espinosa, J. C. (2006, Mar. 25) A Comparison of FCME and MPEX results for Calculus and Trig-Based Physics Courses, 83rd Annual Meeting of the Georgia Academy of Science.
Talbot, J. L. (2005, Nov. 11) A Gaussian Normalization as an Alternative to Renormalization, 72nd Annual Southeastern Section Meeting of the American Physical Society
Talbot, J. L. and Espinosa, J. C. (2005, Apr. 2) Realtime ELVIS in the Classroom: Using LabVIEW in the Introductory Physics Laboratory, 82nd Annual Meeting of the Georgia Academy of Science
Talbot, J.L. (2004, Nov. 11) A Calculation of the Vertex Correction Term of a
Vector Boson without Renormalization, 71st Annual Southeastern Section Meeting of the American Physical Society
Talbot, J.L. (2004, April 8) Renormalization and Vector Bosons, Talk for Physics students and faculty
Talbot, J.L. (2004, March 27) Calculation of the Magnetic Moment of a Charged Vector Meson Using Proper Normalization, 81st Annual Meeting of the Georgia Academy of Science
Talbot, J.L. (2003, October 18) Renormalization in Quantum Field Theory, Talk
given for the Sigma Xi Research Society
Talbot, J.L., (2003, March 11) An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory. Talk given for a math seminar.
Talbot, J.L., (2003, Feb. 28) Presentation to physics department on the uses of Vernier software, probes and interfaces.
Talbot, J.L. and Burt, P.B. (1997, March). A Variational Calculation of PSWEP Parameters. Paper presented at the Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society, Atlanta, Georgia.
Talbot, J.L. (1997, April). Binding Forces in the Deuteron. Poster paper presented at the Graduate Student Forum, Clemson University, South Carolina.
TALKS AND PAPERS PRESENTED BY STUDENTS
M. F. Herron, and J. L. Talbot, (2006, Mar. 24th) Simulating Quantum Phenomena Using Matlab, 83rd Annual Meeting of the Georgia Academy of Science
G. Hunter, A. Martinez, J. C. Espinosa, and J. L. Talbot, (2006, Mar. 24th) Testing a Newtonian Law of Gravity, 83rd Annual Meeting of the Georgia Academy of Science
G. Hunter, N. Lipham, A. Steiner, J. Espinosa, J. Talbot, P. Fisher, D. Craig, J. Woodyard, (2006, Mar. 24th) Using Fluid Mechanics to Simulate the Motion of Gases in Barred Galaxies, Annual Meeting of the Georgia Academy of Science
G. Hunter, J. Espinosa, and J. Talbot, Precession of Mercury and Bending of Starlight Using Gravitational Emission Theory, (2005, April 19) April Meeting of the American Physical Society
G. Hunter, J. C. Espinosa, and J. L. Talbot, (2005, Apr. 2) A Retarded Correction to Newton’s Law of Gravity, 82nd Annual Meeting of the Georgia Academy of Science
Attended Workshop on Computational Physics, Lawrence University, July 2003
Applied for NSF CCLI grant, December, 2003
Attended LabVIEW workshop, September, 2004
Applied for NSF CCLI grant, December, 2004
Attended an Inquiry-Based science workshop, Feb. 25-26, 2005
Applied for and was accepted into the Activity Based Physics Faculty Institute, June 2005, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.
Submitted and received funding for a GEMS course reform proposal,
with J. Espinosa, January, 2005
Submitted and received funding for a Tech Fees project entitled “Virtual Laboratory Software”, April, 2005
Applied for NSF CCLI grant, May, 2006
Applied for NSF CCLI grant, May, 2007