Mauricio Escobar

Instructor of Physics

Morganton

Joined NCSSM in July 2023

Mauricio Escobar joined NCSSM in July 2023 as Instructor of Physics on our Morganton campus. Since 2002, Mauricio has taught high school and college physics and mathematics in Spanish and English. Mauricio attended the University of Puerto Rico where he earned his master’s degree in physics in 2009. In 2015, he earned his doctorate degree in physics from the University of Rhode Island where he conducted research in quantum gravitational spectroscopy. In 2015, he worked as visiting assistant professor of physics at University of Nebraska at Kearney, and between 2016 and 2023, Mauricio worked as associate lecturer of physics at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts where he taught introductory and advanced physics courses. Mauricio thoroughly enjoys time-travel-related sci-fi, anime, reading and writing, and finding creative ways to teach physics.
 
MS, Physics, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
PhD, Physics, University of Rhode Island

Science

Michele Alexandre

Instructor and Chair of Biology

Megan Alvord ’10

Instructor of Physics

Timothy Anglin

Instructor of Chemistry

Seth Anthony

Instructor of Chemistry

Tylisha Baber

Instructor of Chemistry

Deann Barger

Program Associate

Jonathan Bennett

Instructor and John Kolena Chair of Physics

Adam Benoit

Instructor of Physics

Jacob Brown

Instructor of Physics

Kim Browning

Instructor of Chemistry

Michael Bruno

Instructor and Chair of Chemistry

Michael Cargill

Instructor of Biology

Christopher Collins

Instructor of Science

Kat Cooper

Instructor of Chemistry

Jianbei Deng

Instructor of Biology and Chemistry

Maitê DiLorenzo

Instructor of Biology

Michael Falvo

Instructor of Physics

Bob Gotwals

Instructor of Chemistry

Tandy Grubbs

Instructor of Chemistry

Shalane Hairston

Physics Lab and Fabrication Lab Assistant

James Happer

Instructor of Physics

Nina Kornegay

Instructor of Forensics

Mareca Lodge

Instructor of Biology

Antonio Lopez

Chemistry Lab Manager

Heather Mallory

Instructor of Biology

Cristel Miller

Instructor of Chemistry

Kimberly Monahan

Instructor of Biology

Charlie Payne

Instructor of Physics

Erin Quinlan

Instructor of Biology

Rachel Rueckeis ’88

Instructor of Physics

Amy Sheck

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Kyle Slinker

Instructor of Physics

Lindsay Smith

Instructor of Biology

Darrell Spells

Instructor of Chemistry

Gabriela Stefan

Instructor of Physics

Isaac Stewart

Instructor of Chemistry

Lindsey Taylor

Lab Manager (Morganton)

Beth Thomasson

Instructor of Biology

Katherine Unruhe

Instructor of Physics

Lauren Wagner ’03

Instructor of Biology

Jenny Wang

Instructor of Chemistry

Sam Wheeler

Instructor of Physics

Jennifer Williams

Chair of Science (Morganton)