Professor of Physics


Professor Valles joined the faculty at Brown in 1992. Prior to this he was an Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Oregon from 1989 to 1992 and a postdoctoral member of the technical staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories from 1987 to 1989. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts in 1988 and his Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College in 1981. He is the recipient of an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship and a Fellow of the American Physical Society. He was awarded the Harriett Sheridan for Distinguished Contribution to Teaching and Learning and the Philip J. Bray Award for Excellence in Science Teaching.  As a Provost Faculty Teaching Fellow, he co-facilitates the Seminar for Transformation Around Anti-Racist Teaching that is offered through the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning.

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