Steve Gullberg

Steve Gullberg
Associate Professor, Integrative Studies

Dr. Steve Gullberg is an Associate Professor of Integrative Studies for the OU College of Professional and Continuing Studies. He is a retired airline captain, a long-time adjunct instructor for the college and an active member in the International Astronomical Union, the prestigious worldwide organization of astronomers whose mission is to promote and safeguard the science of astronomy in all its aspects through international cooperation.

Dr. Gullberg received a Master of Liberal Studies from the University of Oklahoma and a PhD in Astronomy from James Cook University. His research focus marries two of his passions, archaeology and astronomy, in the emerging field of archaeoastronomy. During his doctoral work, he measured the astronomical alignments of light and shadow effects upon Inca huacas at times of solstices, as well as on the dates of the equinoxes and the zenith and anti-zenith sun. Dr. Gullberg is widely published and continues to present on his research at international conferences as a true expert in the field.

In addition to his research résumé, Gullberg is an accomplished pilot, having flown with the Air Force, the Air Force Reserve, and as an American Airlines captain. After a long and exemplary career, Gullberg retired from the Air Force Reserve as a Lieutenant Colonel with a total of 32 years of military service.

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