Chris Hennon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Atmospheric Sciences; CCS Instructor
Dr. Christopher Hennon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at UNC Asheville. He earned his doctorate in Atmospheric Sciences from The Ohio State University (2003), specializing in tropical cyclone prediction. His Master of Science Degree, also in Atmospheric Science, was earned at Purdue University (1996). Dr. Hennon completed his undergraduate degree at Miami University (Ohio) in Aeronautics-Mathematics in 1994. After a 2-year post-doctoral research position at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, FL, Dr. Hennon joined the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at UNC Asheville in 2005. He has taught a variety of undergraduate courses, including Tropical Meteorology, Physical Climatology, Applied Climatology, and Atmospheric Dynamics. Although still active in the tropical cyclone research community, Dr. Hennon has also developed a strong interest in climate and climate change and is very excited to offer this graduate level course at UNC Asheville.