Faculty & Staff - Physics

The Physics faculty and staff are here to help the Suffolk University community as a whole—students should contact their professors and administrators to address questions and concerns.

The department is located on the 5th floor of the Samia Academic Center. The office is open Mondays - Fridays 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Contact us at the following number: 617-573-8230

Full-Time Faculty

Melanie Berkmen, Associate Professor & Interim Chair

Celeste Peterson, Associate Professor & Interim Chair

Craig Christensen, Associate Professor

Oktay Demir, Associate Professor

Walter Johnson, Professor, Director, Center for Multiple Realities

Polievkt Perov, Distinguished Instructor

Stevan Radojev, Senior Instructor

Prashant Sharma, Associate Professor

Lisa Shatz, Professor

Mohamed C. Zatet, Associate Professor

Mostapha Ziad, Associate Professor

Emeritus Professors

Frank Feldman, Professor Emeritus

Part-Time Faculty

Part-time faculty may be reached at the main department phone number, 617-573-8230. They may also be reached via the departmental fax number, 617-367-5063.

Part-time faculty offices are located in Room 621 in the Samia Academic Center.

Changgeng Du, Senior Lab Lecturer

David Hoogewerff, Senior Lecturer

Koduvayur Narayana, Senior Lecturer 

Administrative Services Team

The administrative services team supports the following departments:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Physics

Melissa Muchmore
Administrative Services Manager
617-573-8663
Office: Samia Academic Center, 6th Floor

Esther Anastasia
Administrative Coordinator
617-573-8230
Office: Samia Academic Center, 5th Floor

Ollie Brocard
Administrative Coordinator
617-573-8246
Office: Samia Academic Center, 7th Floor

Courtney Carrabino
Administrative Coordinator
617-573-8250
Office: Samia Academic Center, 8th Floor

Anita Cheung
Administrative Coordinator
617-223-4432
Office: Samia Academic Center, 5th Floor