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academic administrator , physicist

Henry Olcott Hooper, American Academic administrator, physicist. E-mail: henry.hooper@nau.edu. Fellow American Physical Society; member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association Physics Teachers.


Hooper, Henry Olcott was born on March 9, 1935 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Olcott Lorin and Eleanor (Drew) Hooper.


Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics, University Maine, 1956. Master of Science in Physics, Brown University, Providence, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, Providence, 1961.


Assistant professor, Brown U., Providence, 1961-1964;assistant professor physics, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1964-1966;associate professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1966-1970;professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1970-1973;professor, department chairman physics, U. Maine, Orono, 1973-1976;dean Graduate School, U. Maine, Orono, 1977-1980;vice president academic affairs, U. Maine, Orono, 1979-1980;associate vice president academic affairs, dean Graduate College, Northern Arizona U., Flagstaff, 1981-1997;interim vice president academic affairs, Northern Arizona U., Flagstaff, 1993-1995;associate provost research and graduate studies, Northern Arizona U., Flagstaff, 1995-1996;professor physics, director Bilby Research Center, Northern Arizona U., Flagstaff, since 1997;director science and mathematics, Learning Center, since 1998. Consultant National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Huntsville, Alabama, 1967-1968. Member review panel division educational programs Argonne (Illinois) National Laboratory, 1982-1984.

Member Executive Board Association Western Universities, 1991-1997, chair 1995-1996. Vice president National Council University Research Adminstrs., 1991-1992, president, 1992-1993.


  • E-mail: henry.hooper@nau.edu.


Fellow American Physical Society. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association Physics Teachers.


Married Donna Faulkingham, June 10, 1956 (divorced 1992). Children: Deborah, Bruce, Katherine, Michael, Andrew. Married Jeanne Riley Hughes, March 2, 1996.

Olcott Lorin Hooper

Eleanor (Drew) Hooper

Donna Faulkingham

Jeanne Riley Hughes

Deborah Hooper

Bruce Hooper

Katherine Hooper

Michael Hooper

Andrew Hooper