Before coming to Cedarville in 2011, Dr. Wagers was a teaching assistant in physics and astronomy, a high school math and physics teacher, and a professor at Blinn College. His research interests include astronomy. He is currently working to characterize the spectra of Type Ia Supernovae and the relationship to supernova peak brightness.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Physics, Texas A & M University
  • M.S. in Physics, Stephen F. Austin State University
  • B.A. in Physics, Berea College


  • Star gazing
  • Reading
  • Disc golf
  • Playing guitar
  • Gardening
  • Spending time with his family

Contact Information

Expert Topics

  • Astrophysics
  • Cosmology
  • Physics
  • Supernovae