Kory Stiffler portrait

Kory Stiffler

Visiting Assistant Professor

Marram 204

Dr. Stiffler joined the faculty at Indiana University Northwest in August 2013. He received his B.S.E. from the University of Iowa in 2003, with a major in Biomedical Engineering, with honors, and a minor in Physics. He received his Masters in 2007 and Ph. D. in 2010 from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Iowa. After receiving his doctorate, he worked for three years as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for String and Particle Theory in the Department of Physics at the University of Maryland before joining the faculty at Indiana University Northwest.

Dr. Stiffler teaches a variety of Physics and Astronomy courses at IU Northwest: from conceptual courses such as P101 Physics in the Modern World (a survey of Physics from Galileo and Newton to Einstein and Dirac) and A200 Introduction to Cosmology (the Big Bang theory and the history of the universe) to P301 Modern Physics (calculus based, special relativity, quantum mechanics, and the basics of relativistic quantum mechanics). Dr. Stiffler’s research interests include theoretical particle physics, supersymmetry, string theory, and cosmology. A list of his publications can be found here.

Mailing Address

IU Northwest
3400 Broadway 
Marram 204
Gary, Indiana 46408

Office Hours

Monday - Tuesday
11:20 - 12:20

11:20 - 11:50

Email Address


Phone Number

(219) 980-7105


Chemistry, Physics, and Astronomy