Careers in K-12 and Four-Year College Teaching

Learn about physicists sharing their knowledge and passion for science with K-12 students and at four-year colleges.

Bachelor's Degree

Middy Tilghman
Middy Tilghman's love for whitewater kayaking and adventures has taken him around the globe.
Mike Long
Physics and comedy? For Mike Long, that’s no joke.
Thomas Hefner
Thomas' interest in physics and his drive to give back to society led him to teaching high school level physics.

Master's Degree

Lynett Rock
Lynett Rock, a member of the Cherokee Nation, first learned physics via satellite. Now she teaches college physics and math in person.

Doctorate Degree

Shahida Dar
Shahida Dar
As an Associate Professor at a community college, Shahida focuses on teaching, mentoring, and science outreach especially among female students.

Common Career Paths at Liberal Arts Institutions

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