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Greg Francis

Montana State University

Greg Francis is Professor of Physics at Montana State University.  He did his undergraduate work at Brigham Young University, and studied plasma physics as a graduate student at MIT.  After finishing his doctorate in 1987, he served as a postdoctoral fellow at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories.  In 1990 Greg joined the Physics Education Research Group at the University of Washington in Seattle. Since 1992, Greg has experimented with active learning approaches in large introductory classes at Montana State University.  Greg is also co-author of “Physics:  A Conceptual World View,” one of the best-selling textbooks used in introductory physics courses.


Books by Greg Francis

College Physics Putting It All Together
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