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).


David Parsons

Director, School of Meteorology; Mark and Kandi McCasland Chair; Meteorology Professor

Scott Salesky

Assistant Professor

Cameron Homeyer

Assistant Professor

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Gordon Carrie

Scientist/Researcher II

Ben Holcomb

IT Specialist

Christie Upchurch

Coordinator of Graduate Programs

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Graduate Students

Kevin Haghi

Ph.D. Student

Sean Waugh

Ph.D. Student

Rachel Miller

M.S. Student

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Adjunct Faculty

Donald MacGorman

Adjunct Professor

Terry Schuur

Adjunct Associate Professor

Jack Kain

Adjunct Associate Professor

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Emeritus Faculty

Frederick Carr

Professor Emeritus

Jerry Straka

Professor Emeritus

Douglas Lilly

Professor Emeritus

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