Benjamin Spike

Position title: Director of Active Learning


Phone: (608) 265-2052

3112 Chamberlin Hall

Websites: Home Page, REACH Program

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Dr. Spike oversees the implementation of active learning techniques in large-enrollment service courses including Physics 103 and 104. Since joining the physics department in January 2017, Dr. Spike led the transition to design-based laboratory activities in Physics 103/104. Dr. Spike received his Ph.D in physics from the University of Colorado-Boulder in 2014, having previously earned a B.S. in physics and mathematics from UW-Madison in 2007. Before returning to Madison, he previously served as Academic Coordinator & Lecturer at the University of California-Berkeley.