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).


Petra Klein

Executive Associate Dean

Feng Xu

Associate Professor


Elinor Martin

Assistant Professor, Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies

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Barnhill, Debbie

Staff Assistant II

Campbell, Nancy

Financial Administrator

Upchurch, Christie

Coordinator of Graduate Programs

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Graduate Students

Frank, Madeline

Ph.D Student

Rai, Sadiksha

M.S. Student

Labriola, Jonathan

Ph.D. Student

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Johnson, Aaron

Research Scientist

Flynn, Connor

Senior Research Associate

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Adjunct Faculty

Heinselman, Pam

Affiliate Associate Professor

Gao, Jidong

Adjunct Associate Professor

MacGorman, Donald

Adjunct Professor

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Emeritus Faculty

Snow, John

Professor, Dean Emeritus

Crane, Robert

Professor Emeritus

Friday, Elbert

Professor Emeritus

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