Caroline Simpson, Ph.D.

Associate Director, AWED; Faculty Equity Advisor, CASE; Professor, Physics

Phone: 305-348-1565



Dr. Simpson received her Doctor of Science in Astronomy degree at the University of Florida in 1995. She joined FIU's Department of Physics also in 1995, where she is now a full professor. She teaches courses in introductory astronomy for non-science majors as well as undergraduate astrophysics for students pursuing a minor in Astronomy.

She was awarded the Richard H. Emmons Award for Excellence in College Astronomy Teaching by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific in 2016.