Stephon Alexander

Stephon Alexander is the Ernest Everett Just 1907 Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Dartmouth College and will join the Physics department at Brown University in January 2016. Alexander directs the Dartmouth EE Just Scholars program which promotes excellence and innovation for young scientists especially from underrepresented backgrounds. Born in Trinidad, Alexander is a theoretical physicist, jazz saxophonist and author specializing in the interface between cosmology, particle physics and quantum gravity.

Alexander has worked on a variety of projects throughout his career. In August 2014, he released a critically acclaimed album, Here Comes Now, in collaboration with electronic producer RIOUX. His upcoming book, The Jazz of Physics, explores the secret link between music and the structure of the universe, and is set to publish in April 2016.


Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Dartmouth College

Professor of Physics at Brown University (January 2016)

Areas of Expertise: Cosmology, Particle Physics, Quantum Gravity, Intersections with Jazz Music

Location: Providence, RI (January 2016)

Contact Information: 

Phone: 215-264-7096


Twitter: @stephalexander_

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Added December 2015

Last Verified: November 2015