Steve Jones ’83

Instructor of Humanities

Durham

Joined NCSSM in January 2024

Steve Jones is a National Board-Certified teacher who taught AP Psychology for more than 20 years in Durham Public Schools. He’s been awarded high school psychology teaching awards from the American Psychological Association’s Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools and from the APA’s Society for the Teaching of Psychology. Steve was a member of the second class at NCSSM and served as a staff member for seven years in the distance learning and student life departments. Steve has a bachelor’s degree in political science from UNC-Chapel Hill and a master’s degree in liberal studies from UNC-Greensboro. He’s a big fan of crossword puzzles, baseball, and travel.


Humanities

Layla Aldousany

Instructor of American Studies and Humanities

Carrie Alter

Instructor of Studio Art

Marcelo Aranda

Instructor of American Studies and Humanities

Kate Auger

Instructor of Photography

Kate Axelrod

Program Associate

Leah Barlow

Instructor of American Studies and Humanities

Erudiel Bernal

Instructor of World Languages

Sarah Booker

Instructor of World Languages and Chair of Humanities (Morganton)

Michelle Brenner

Instructor of Humanities

Liz Calderón

Instructor of Spanish

David Cantrell

Instructor of Humanities

Jane Cantwell

Instructor of American Studies and Humanities

Kristin Connor

Instructor of Spanish

Chad Cygan

Instructor of Choral Music

Christy Davenport

Instructor of American Studies and Humanities

David Dry

Instructor of American Studies and Humanities

Mark Dubois

Instructor of Humanities

Alexa Garvoille

Instructor of American Studies and Humanities

Fiona Gillespie

Instructor of Spanish

Kyle Hudson

Instructor of Humanities

Alina Hunt

Instructor of French

Neal Keesee

Instructor of American Studies and Humanities

Chad Keister

Instructor of Economics and Social Science

Jim Kirkpatrick

Instructor of Music

Fayez Kurdi

Instructor of World Languages

Scott Laird

Instructor of Music and Chair of Fine Arts (Durham/Morganton)

Hong Li

Instructor of Chinese

Courtney Long

Instructor of Visual Arts

Margaret McDowell

Instructor of American Studies and Humanities

Tatiana McInnis

Instructor of American Studies and Humanities

Ormand Moore

Instructor of Humanities

Elizabeth Moose

Dean and Instructor of Humanities

Amanda Moulder

Instructor of American Studies and Humanities

Katie Moulder

Instructor of Humanities

Meredith Murphy ’02

Instructor and Chair of Humanities (Durham)

William Nessly

Instructor of American Studies and Asian-American Studies

Tess Nielsen

Instructor of Choral Music and Drama

Liz Peeples

Instructor of Humanities

Carolina Perez

Instructor of Music

Martha Regalis

Instructor of Humanities

Evan Rowe

Auditorium Technical Director

Meltem Safak

Instructor of American Studies and Humanities

Adam Sampieri

Instructor of Drama

Tonya Smith ’89

Instructor of Spanish and Humanities and Chair of Humanities (Durham)

Natsuko Suwa

Instructor of Japanese

Cecile Tougas

Instructor of Latin

Ying-Hua Tsai

Instructor of Chinese

Qian Wang

Instructor of Chinese

John Woodmansee

Instructor of Humanities

John Zimmerman

Instructor of American Studies and Humanities