Ian R. Clarke

Laboratory Instructor II and Director of Hatter Planetarium




Campus Box 0405


PHY Masters
Room 216
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400


BA University of Virginia, 1989
MFA University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, 1991

Ian Clarke earned a BA from the University of Virginia and an MFA from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. In addition to his duties in English, Ian is also an astronomy lab instructor and director of the Gettysburg College Hatter Planetarium. His poems have appeared in The Carolina Quarterly, The Laurel Review, Shenandoah, and other journals. He has held a poetry fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Ian writes the monthly astronomy column for the local newspaper. He has been a writing tutor, a naturalist at a summer camp, and home schooling parent of his four children.