Dr. James Clarage Dr. James Clarage Tenured Professor

Dr. James Clarage's research areas include biological physics, computational science, the dynamics of macromolecules and crystals, and historical and cultural studies in physics and mathematics. He also is interested in Tai Chi, Eucharistic Adoration and Gregorian Chant and conflicts and harmonies between science and faith. He can speak on physics, astronomy, engineering and the relationship between faith and science.

Areas of Expertise
Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, Astronomy


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Physics - Brandeis University (1990)
  • Bachelor of Arts - Physics/Math - Illinois Wesleyan University (1985)

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