Cathy Mader grew up in Colorado. She earned her bachelors degree in engineering physics from the Colorado School of Mines and also earned a masters in applied physics from CSM. She earned her Ph.D. in theoretical
nuclear physics from Michigan State University.
to Hope College in the fall of 1993. In addition to teaching physics at Hope, she conducts workshops for teachers and high school students on nuclear science and nuclear forensics.
Since 2011, Cathy has been directing programs to support undergraduate STEM education at Hope, including several scholarship programs, undergraduate research programs and faculty development programs.
Cathy can be reached at:
Department of Physics
27 Graves Place
Holland, Michigan 49422-9000
Voice: (616) 395-7114
Fax: (616) 395-7123