Home Page of Amy Graves


Dr. Amy L.R. Graves
Professor of Physics
Swarthmore College
Fellow of the American Physical Society

Science Center 117/117A
Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA 19081

Phone: (610) 328-8257
Fax: (610) 328-7895
Email: abug1_at_swarthmore_dot_edu



Professional Links:


  • CV [pdf] Education, Employment, Professional Societies, Research Grants
  • Publication List [pdf] A partial list. On ResearchGate is a longer list of publications for Amy Graves (aka Amy Bug or Amy Ritzenberg)
  • Research Interests:
    Computer simulations of soft matter (jamming, active matter) systems
    Gender and Science
    Computational physics education
  • Research with Undergraduates[pdf]
    Coming soon Meet some of my past and present research students

TEACHING: Courses at Swarthmore [pdf] spanning the standard physics curriculum, plus seminars on computational physics and gender and science.

Coming soon
Some details of the courses I've recently taught / am teaching

  • General Physics I
  • Seminar on statistical and thermal physics
  • Spacetime and quanta

A partial list [pdf]...most of the talks given since 2000.
An invited talk/publication, given at a recent ACS symposium
An invited talk, given at a recent APS meeting


  • University of Pennsylvania : Collaborator with Prof. Andrea Liu in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • American Physical Society: Division of Computational Physics Webmaster,
    Member of International Liason Committee,
    Chair Elect, Chair and Past Chair of the Division of Computational Physics,
    Prize panelist for Faculty Research at an undergraduate institution,
    Prize panelist for the LeRoy Apker award for best thesis by an undergraduate.
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory : Formerly: Collaborating guest scientist and sabbatical visitor.
  • Pals for Life Pet therapy visits (temporarily discontinued, due to the passing, on 10-13-18, of our beloved therapy rabbit, Talulah Bunhead.)

Links of Interest:

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Personal Links:

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 This page designed and maintained by Amy Graves
Last revised: 10/15/18

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