William Alschuler

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William Alschuler has long experience and interest in teaching science to students in nonscientific fields. His professional and teaching interests span astronomy, physics, geophysics, evolution, optics, lasers and holography, global warming, and energy-efficient building design. He has written books on science for the general public.

William's holograms have been exhibited in the Holodome Show, at CCA, and at the Reuben H. Fleet Space Theater and Science Center in San Diego. His current research interests are in the history of color photography, in particular the Lippmann process. He recently contributed 10 articles to the new Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography (Routledge 2007).

Senior Adjunct Professor, Critical Studies


BA, Harvard University; PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz