The School of Meteorology has 25 full time faculty members covering various aspects of the atmospheric sciences. The School has 33 adjunct and affiliate faculty members with the largest number associated with NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory/ We have a diverse array of students from around the globe including the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Australia, Korea, China, Taiwan, Norway, and Serbia. We currently have 91 graduate students and 280 undergraduate students. Our regular and emeritus faculty includes 5 endowed chairs and professorship, six Presidential Professors; three Regents Professors; three George Lynn Cross Research Professors; two Emeritus GLC Professors; one Dean; two past Presidents of the American Meteorological Society; two OU Vice Presidents (Research and Weather and Climate).


Elinor Martin

Assistant Professor

Xuguang Wang

Associate Professor; Presidential Research Professor

Guifu Zhang


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Shelby Hill

Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs

Ben Holcomb

IT Specialist

Nancy Campbell

Financial Administrator

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Graduate Students

Daniel Betten

Ph.D. Student

Tim Supinie

Ph.D. Student

Jonathan Labriola

Ph.D. Student

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Adjunct Faculty

Corey Potvin

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Pam Heinselman

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Renee McPherson

Adjunct Associate Professor

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Emeritus Faculty

Elbert Friday

Professor Emeritus

John Snow

Professor, Dean Emeritus

William Beasley

​Professor Emeritus

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