Daniel J. Cross is a visiting assistant professor of physics at Haverford College. Prior to coming to Haverford Daniel held a visiting position in the Physics Department of Bryn Mawr College. He did his doctoral work in physics at Drexel Univesity under the direction of Dr. Robert Gilmore. His research interests include the Topological aspects of Nonlinear Dynamics and Group Theoretical methods in physics. He has also been known to dabble with Mach's Principle of Inertia.
His hobbies and interests include the piano, calligraphy, anime, video games, various sports, and DIY speaker building. He also enjoys reading manga, science fiction and fantasy, nerdy physics books, and theological tomes. He loves coffee, and he keeps pet spiders in the recesses of his basement.