Christopher William Stubbs
Christopher William Stubbs is an Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution (2011–13). He is also a professor of physics and of astronomy at Harvard University and was chair of Harvard’s Physics Department from 2007 to 2010. His research interests lie at the intersection of cosmology, particle physics, and gravitation, with more than four hundred publications to date. He also has a strong interest in national security. Stubbs is a member of JASON, a group of scientists and engineers who provide technical advice to government agencies on national security issues. He also serves on the technical advisory group for the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Stubbs received an international baccalaureate diploma from the Tehran International School in 1975, a BSc in physics from the University of Virginia in 1981, and a PhD in physics from the University of Washington in 1988.
Stubbs is a fellow of the American Physical Society, a recipient of the National Academy of Sciences Award for Initiative in Research and the NASA Achievement Medal, and a corecipient (with other members of the High-z Supernovae Team) of the Gruber Foundation Cosmology Prize.