Christopher Tully earned his Ph.D. in physics (1998) from Princeton University, and his B.S. in physics from the California Institute of Technology. He has been a professor of physics at Princeton University for 14 years and served as associate chair of the physics department. He was a CERN Fellow (1998 – 2000) and a recipient of a Sloan Fellowship in 2003 and the IBM Einstein Fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study in 2010. He is author of the textbook Elementary Particle Physics in a Nutshell (2010), published by Princeton University Press, and of a chapter on 4pi detectors in the text 100 Years of Subatomic Physics published in 2013 by World Scientific.