Ronald J. Crowley

Professor of Physics, Emeritus (deceased 11/7/2009)

BS, MS, Ph.D. University of Southern California

Ron was well known for his research work in relativity and gravitational physics, as well as for developing the popular "Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science" course that helped students distinguish between science and psuedo-science.

Professor Crowley joined the department in 1965 and was granted emeritus status in 1990

A detailed description of Ron's contributions to the department can be found on the CSUF Emeriti Tributes Page. Ron died tragically in a biking accident.