Michael Bruno

Instructor and Chair of Chemistry

Durham

Joined NCSSM in August 2012

A member of the chemistry faculty at NCSSM since 2013, Michael Bruno has taught a variety of courses including Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Research in Chemistry. He received his bachelor’s degree in Physical Biochemistry from Dartmouth College and a doctorate degree in Biochemistry from Cornell University. He is passionate about teaching with a guided inquiry pedagogy, POGIL, and is serving on the POGIL Project Steering Committee from 2019-2021. He has been elected as a member and officer of the faculty senate, served on the calendar committee, the Graduate Visioning Committee, the Morganton Academic Programs Steering Committee and the Faculty Evaluation Committee. He has organized on-campus and off-campus workshops in guided inquiry learning. He has served as the Chair of Chemistry since 2015. His publications include PNAS, Biophysical Journal, Faraday Discussions, and a book chapter detailing the single-molecule kinetics methods he helped develop in graduate school.

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 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

Mauricio Escobar

Instructor of Physics

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

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Instructor of Biology

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Cristel Miller

Instructor of Chemistry

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Instructor of Biology

Charlie Payne

Instructor of Physics

Erin Quinlan

Instructor of Biology

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Instructor of Physics

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Lindsay Smith

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Instructor of Chemistry

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Instructor of Physics

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Instructor of Chemistry

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Katherine Unruhe

Instructor of Physics

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Jenny Wang

Instructor of Chemistry

Sam Wheeler

Instructor of Physics

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