Dr. Chadwick Young

Title: Professor, Physics
Department: Department of Chemistry & Physical Sciences
Email: chad.young@nicholls.edu
Office Phone: 985-448-4879
Office Location: 136 College of Sciences and Technology Building


PhD University of Texas at Austin
MDiv New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary


Formation of low-mass Stars, Physics Education


Professor Chad Young has taught at Nicholls since 2005. He is an astronomer, educator, and passionate advocate for students. Dr. Young has led research projects for the NSF, NASA, LaSIP, MSP, and Nicholls Research Council with interests in star formation, physics education, and the physics of human performance. He earned a PhD from University of Texas at Austin (2005) and an MDiv from NOBTS (2019).


PHYS 101 — Basic Physics I
PHYS 102 — Basic Physics II
PHYS 151 — Physics for Allied Health
PHYS 201 — General Physics I
PHYS 202 — General Physics II
PHYS 203 — General Physics Lab I
PHYS 204 — General Physics Lab II
HUMA 420 – Race and the Bible