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 (adjunct and affiliate policy can be found here) 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).


Jason Furtado

Assistant Professor

David Parsons

President's Associates Presidential Professor; Director Emeritus

Jeff Basara

Associate Professor

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Nuzzo, Marisa

Student Media Assistant

Flynn, Connor

Senior Research Associate

Riley, Shawn

Computer Systems Coordinator

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Graduate Students

Rattray, Chris

M.S. Student

McAuliffe, Joel

M.S. Student

Lappin, Francesca

M.S. Student

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Adjunct Faculty

Brooks, Harold

Adjunct Professor

Coniglio, Michael

Adjunct Associate Professor

McGovern, Amy

Adjunct Professor

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Emeritus Faculty

Crane, Robert

Professor Emeritus

Kimpel, James

Professor Emeritus

Leslie, Lance

​Professor Emeritus

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