January 1990 to present: Adjunct Instructor, Department of Physics
and Astronomy, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio. Teaching
introductory physics, physics labs, introductory astronomy lecture and labs.
Also involved in writing, producing and presenting planetarium programs for
grades 1 through 12 and the general public. Report to Dr. Warren M. Young,
January 1997 to 2001: Adjunct Instructor, Department of Geology,
Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio. Teaching introductory
geology. Also involved in teaching labs; organizing and leading field trips.
Report to Dr. Ikram Khawaja, Chair.
January 2000 to December 2001: Design, construction, and machining
components for the X-ray Effects Laboratory, Center for Photon Induced
Processes, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Youngstown State University.
Report to Dr. J. J. Carroll.
March 1997 to June 1998: Full-time teacher, Our Lady of the Elms High
School, Akron, Ohio. Taught algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and earth
Additional work experience
Carpentry, house-building, cabinet making, and machining.
Also have a great deal of experience hiking, backpacking, and mountaineering
in all seasons, Northern Rocky Mountains, American Southwest, as well as in the
Appalachians; can be quite comfortable working outdoors.
Extensive experience with the production and presentation of audio-visual
programs to a variety of audiences on astronomy, geology, and related topics.
Fall 1976 to May 1980: Custodian/Engineer class II, School District #1, Missoula, Montana.
Summer 1977, Hydrologic Technician/Geologist, U.S.
Geological Survey, Billings, Montana. Survey of Aquifers, installation
of test water wells, well logging in southeastern Montana.
Summer 1978, Crew Chief, Watersheds and Hydrology, U.S.
Forest Service, Kelly Creek Ranger District, Clearwater National
Forest, Idaho. Survey and control of steep hillside watershed damage
from logging, construction of check- dams for erosion control.
Fowler, Douglas A. & Beaver, John E. (1991). The Early Universe, a planetarium
production presented at Westminster College as part of the Modern Physics Institute, July
Fowler, Douglas A. (1995). Star Gazing, Philosophy, and Teaching, The Planetarian, Vol. 24,
No. 4, December 1995.
Fowler, Douglas A. (2000). Stellar Regions, a planetarium production presented in the Ward
Beecher Planetarium, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Youngstown State
University, February 2000.
J. J. Carroll, Karamian, S. A., Boyle, M. K., Kaneko, Y., Toman, R., Fowler, D., Helba, M.,
Roberts, H., & Agee, F. J. (2001). Improved Method for Detection of X-ray Triggered
Decay of the 178Hfm2 Isomer Using a Multidetector Array, Laser Physics, Vol. 11, No. 1.
Beaver, John, Baker, Judith, & Fowler, Doug (2001). Space/Art/Milky Way. Menasha, WI:
University of Wisconsin, Fox Valley Campus.
Toman, R., Fowler, D., Carroll, J., Boyle, K., Kaneko, Y., Karamian, S., Jindrich, A., & Stedile,
F. (2001). Status of experiments with the YSU Miniball.
[C1.019] Poster Session, April
20, 2001, April 2002 Conference of The American Physical Society.
Fowler, Doug (2002). The physics of recycling: integrating
academics. Presentation to the CURC Pre-congress workshop, January 13,
2002, National Recycling Coalition Annual Congress, Seattle, WA.
Fowler, Doug (2002). The stuff of creation: the astronomy, physics, and geology of waste and
recycling, Lecture given as part of the 2001-2002 seminar series of the Science Society of
the Fox Valley, University of Wisconsin, Fox Valley Campus, March 19, 2002.
Fowler, Douglas A. (2002). What’s in our trash?: household waste audits. Presented at “A Litter
Symposium and Litter Law Workshop,” ODNR (Ohio Department of Natural Resources),
Division of Recycling and Litter Prevention, The Columbus Marriott North, Columbus,
Ohio, July 16, 2002.
Fowler, Douglas A. (2002). The physics of natural resources: a lab-based introduction.
Presented at the 125th National Meeting of the AAPT (American Association of Physics
Teachers), [AJ 04] Poster Session, August 5, 2002, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho.
Fowler, Douglas (2001). “Rimrock Morrison Trail” (photograph), in Pennsylvania Hiking trails
2002, the official calendar of the Keystone Trails Association, Cogan Station, PA:
Keystone Trails Association.
Resurvey of the trip into the Bachelor Quarters area in
the Historic Section of Wind Cave, Wind Cave National Park. Survey led
by Rod Horrocks, with Diana Ludwig. Discovery of a few unsurveyed leads
and resurveyed 323 feet of the BQ survey. Reported in Caving Trip
Reports 2001, Wind Cave National Park, [on-line], contacted 8/20/2002
Photography for Ann Harris for the new edition of
Geology of National Parks by Ann G. Harris, Esther Tuttle, &
Sherwood Tuttle. Trips made to Wind Cave National Park and Theodore
National park during the Summer of 2001; an additional trip was made to
Big Bend National park during June of 2002. Also assembled, collated,
and annotated 218 slides from personal collection for further additions
to the project during August of 2002.
Fowler, Douglas A. (2005). “Banded Iron Formation”
(photograph), in The View From Dione, gallery showing, May 7-28, 2005,
Ohio Art League, 954 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio.
Fowler, Douglas A. (2005). “Stars on the Lyra-Cygnus
Boundary” (ink on paper), in the 16th Invitational Salon Exhibition of
Small Works, gallery showing, May 27-July 23, 2005, New Arts Program,
173 W. Main Street, Kutztown, Pennsylvania.
Fowler, Douglas A. (2005). “Banded Iron Formation” (photograph), in the 18th
Invitational Salon Exhibition of Small Works, gallery showing, May 27-July 23, 2007, New Arts Program, 173 W. Main Street, Kutztown, Pennsylvania.
“A Reply” in Cotyledon, No. 38 (June 2005), Huntsville, AL: Catamount Press, 2005.
“turnpike” in Raw Dog Post Poems, 2005 series, Doylestown, PA: Raw Dog Press, 2005.
Have a Geologic Map of the Mesabi Iron Range” in Proceedings of the
Seventh Biennial Conference of the Center for Working Class Studies,
May 18-21, 2005, Youngstown, OH: Youngstown State University, 2005.
“Five A.M. . . .” in Bear Creek Haiku, No. 66, Boulder, CO, 2006.
“In Western Ohio,” in the The Brautigan Pages, on-line at
Jen Leibhart, Editor, April 22, 2006 (reprinted from Douglas A. Fowler,
Condensed Matter and Other States of Mind, Georgetown, KY: Finishing
Line Press, 2005).
Fowler, Doug, Walls and refuge, McDonald, OH: Greenwood/Blue Lotus, 2004.
Fowler, Douglas A. Condensed matter and other states of mind, Georgetown, KY: Finishing
Line Press, 2005.
“Jobs in between the Cracks: Poems in Remembrance of ‘Good’ Work,” in Proceedings of the
Seventh Biennial Conference of the Center for Working Class Studies - New Working
Class Studies: Past, Present, and Future, May 18-21, 2005, Youngstown, OH:
Youngstown State University. Also on-line at
B.A. in Geology, University of Montana, 1978.
Course work for a B.A. in Physics and Astronomy, Youngstown State
Graduate courses in mathematics, Western Washington University, 1986-1988
M.S. in Curriculum Development, Master Teacher in Physics and Mathematics,
Youngstown State University, 1997.
FCC Amateur Radio Technician Class License, Oct. 28, 2004, call sign