James M. Supplee
Physics Department Drew University Madison, NJ 07940-1493


Drew University
Professor of Physics, 1988-Present.

Stockton State College
Assistant Professor of Physics, 1985-1988.

Bell Laboratories
Member of the Technical Staff, 1980-1985.

Bucknell University
Visiting Assistant Professor, 1979-1980.

Part-time & Consulting

Stevens Institute of Technology
Adjunct Professor of Physics and Engineering Physics, 1983-Present.

New Jersey Governor's School in the Sciences
Lecturer 1984-1997, 2012-Present; Director 1991-1994.

Educational Testing Services

Bettelle Labs
Consultant to Harry Diamond Labs, 1980.

University of Texas at Dallas
Graduate Student 1975-1979; Lecturer 1979; Teaching Assistant to Polykarp Kucsh 1976-1978.

Bartol Research Foundation
NSF Visiting Undergraduate, 1973.


Ph.D., M.S. Physics - U. of Texas at Dallas - 1979, 1977.
M.S. Environmental Sci. - U. of Texas at Dallas - 1978.
B.S. Mathematics - Ursinus College - 1974.

Research Interests

  • Semiclassical optics.
  • Spectroscopy.


Articles and Talks


  • American Physical Society.
  • APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics.
  • American Association of Physics Teachers.
  • Optical Society of America.


  • American Journal of Physics.
  • Journal of Lightwave Technology.