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).


Professor Bluestein stands before a natural backrop

Howard Bluestein

George Lynn Cross Research Professor

Berrien Moore III

Cheasapeake Professor of METR; Dean, College of Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences; Director, NWC

Guifu Zhang


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Barnhill, Debbie

Staff Assistant II

Riley, Shawn

Computer Systems Coordinator

Gebauer, Kathryn

Scientific Editor, Boundary-Layer Meteorology

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Graduate Students

Krocak, Makenzie

Ph.D. Student

Nowicki, David

M.S. Student

Christian, Jordan

Ph.D. Student

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Adjunct Faculty

Reeves, Heather

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Gao, Jidong

Adjunct Associate Professor

Gourley, Jonathan

​Adjunct Associate Professor

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Emeritus Faculty

Brock, Fred

Professor Emeritus

Friday, Elbert

Professor Emeritus

Duchon, Claude

Professor Emeritus

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