is an Elementary Particle Physicist and a University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University.
He teaches throughout the curriculum and is currently concentrating on general education for non-science majors. Links to courses are below.
He has done experiments at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, IL since the middle 1970s. There he has done deep inelastic neutrino scattering experiments and for the last 25 years has worked on the DØ p-antip colliding beam experiment. He has been a member of the Fermilab Users Executive Committee twice, chairing it one time. He has recently been re-appointed to the Fermilab Physics Advisory Committee until 2015, having served once before in the early 1990s.
He also works at the European Centre for Particle Physics - CERN - in Geneva, Switerland on the ATLAS p-p colliding beam experiment. He co-directs one of five specialized computing centers in the US to serve the 500 ATLAS collaborators from US institutions.
He enjoys public speaking about Particle Physics.
He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society. He was Chair of the the US particle physics professional society, the Division of Particles and Fields of the American Physical Society in 2010. He received MSU awards: Teacher Scholar Award in 1985, the Distinguished Faculty Award 2004, and named University Distinguished Professor in 2011.
He coached baseball in East Lansing at the high school level for many years. He has been married to Janet Peterkin Brock for 40 years and has two grown children, Terry and Kimberly.
cell: (517)927-5447 MSU office: (517)353-1693/884-5579 open fax: (517)355-6661 secure fax: (517)351-0688 Fermilab office: (630)840-2286 CERN Office: 32 2-B03 * 76-71756