Josh Fuchs

Instructor of Mentorship and Research


Joined NCSSM in August 2021

Josh Fuchs joined NCSSM as an instructor of Mentorship and Research in August 2021. Prior to NCSSM, he was an Assistant Professor of Physics at Texas Lutheran University. He earned his bachelor’s in physics from Rhodes College and his master’s and doctoral degrees in physics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Josh is passionate about creating active classrooms to engage all students. He has served on the board of the Texas Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers and as a Faculty Coordinator for the Partnership for the Integration of Computation into Undergraduate Physics. Outside work, Josh enjoys traveling and exploring new places, playing the piano, and pondering the intersection of science and religion.

BS, Physics, Rhodes College
MS, Physics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
PhD, Physics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mentorship and Research

Emily Churchman

Teaching Assistant

Collyn Gaffney

Interim Director of Mentorship & Research (Morganton)

Letitia Hubbard

Instructor of Engineering and Mentorship

Brenda Kapingidza

Teaching Assistant

Zoe Loh

Teaching Assistant

Taylor Nguyen

Data Management Specialist

Ashleigh Rawls

Teaching Assistant

Ashlyn Rickard

Teaching Assistant

Esha Shah

Program Assistant

Sarah Shoemaker

Director of Mentorship and Research (Durham)

Mary Slawter

Coordinator of Mentorship and Research

Bobby Warren

Teaching Assistant

Kendal Win

Program Assistant