Name: Dolan, Louise A.
Title: Kenan Distinguished Professor
Contact
Office: Room 294, Phillips Hall
Email: ldolan at physics
Phone: (919) 962-7168
Web page: http://www.physics.unc.edu/string/
Background
Personal
  • Born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • B.A. Wellesley College, 1971
  • Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976

Positions
  • Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows, Sept. 1976 – Aug. 1979
  • Research Associate, Rockefeller University, Sept. 1979 – Aug. 1980
  • Assistant Professor, Rockefeller University, Sept. 1980 – Aug. 1982
  • Associate Professor, Rockefeller University, Sept. 1982 – June 1990
  • Lab Head, Rockefeller University, 1990
  • Professor, Department of Astronomy and Physics, UNC-Chapel Hill, July 1990 –
  • University Distinguished Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill

Honors and Awards
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1969
  • Sigma Xi, 1970
  • Fulbright, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany, 1971
  • Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, 1971
  • Wellesley Alumnae Scholarship, 1971
  • Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award 1987, American Physical Society
  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, 1988
  • Distinguished Young Alumnae Award, The Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvanina, 1992
  • Wellesley Alumnae Achievement Award, Wellesley College, 2004
Research

Theoretical particle physics, gauge theories, gravity, and string theory.

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