Department of Physics and Engineering

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Graduates Employed
in Physics and Physics Teaching


Nick Graham obtained an M.S. in Physics at Virginia Tech. Nick calibrates medical equipment at hospitals.

Tyler Gruber obtained a Ph.D. in Physics at Texas Christian University and works as a professor at Creighton University.

Tom Hamrick works as the physics lab superviser at Northeastern University.

Robert Hardin earned his Ph.D. in Physics at West Virginia University. His dissertation topic is plasma physics, to which he was introduced in Wesleyan's Electro-Optics Lab. Robert was an invited speaker at the Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Research Conference. He works at Oak Ridge National Laboratory as a neutron spallation researcher.

Reese Miller works as an astrophysicist at Montana State University.

Jackie Queen is working toward an M.S. in Physics at WVU.

Joe Zambelli works as a physical scientist at the National Energy Technology Lab in Morgantown, WV. He is studying methods of carbon sequestration to mitigate global warming.

Physics Teaching

Bill Alexander earned an M.S. in Education at Johns Hopkins University and is a physics teacher in Baltimore.

Dawn Marshall Gibbons is a physics teacher at Mechanicsburg High School in Pa.

Jane Schelbe works as a physics teacher at East Wake High School in Raleigh, N.C. She teaches Physics, Honors Physics, AP Physics, and two sections of Physical Science. Jane recently won an award for teaching excellence.

Nick Selan comleted his M.S. in Physics at the University of Dayton. He is a physics teacher at Blessed Trinity Catholic High School in Roswell, Georgia.