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Brad Moser

Brad Moser
Brad Moser

Assistant Professor of Instruction in Physics

Taylor Science Center G028

Brad Moser develops new curriculum for Introductory Physics for Life Science courses and helps to disseminate the work of the Physics Education Research community with his podcast called Physics Alive. He advocates for active learning and research-backed teaching practices. Before joining Hamilton in 2019, Moser taught for eight years as an associate lecturer at the University of New England and one year as a high school teacher at Deerfield Academy. He earned his doctorate at the University of Connecticut in atomic, molecular, and optical physics.

Recent Courses Taught

Survey of Physics II
Introductory Physics Laboratory
Quantum Mechanics Laboratory

Research Interests

Physics Education: Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences


Excellence in Academic Advising Award, University of New England, 2018

Select Publications

  • “Teach Poiseuille First: A Call for a Paradigm Shift in Fluid Dynamics Education,” B. Moser. The Physics Teacher, 59, (appearing Fall 2021).
  • “Sound Propagation, Reflection, and Its Relevance to Ultrasound Imaging,” T. Allen, A. Chally, B. Moser, and R. Widenhorn. The Physics teacher, 57, 134 (2019).
  • “A kinesthetic circulatory system model for teaching fluid dynamics,” E. Whitmore, J. Vesenka, D. Grimm, B. Moser, and R. Lindell. 2015 Physics Education Research Conference Proceedings, p. 359.
  • “Studio Physics: No Student Left Unnoticed,” B. Moser and J. Vesenka. NEFDC Exchange, Vol. 36 No. 5, Spring 2013.

Appointed to the Faculty: 2018

Educational Background

Ph.D., University of Connecticut
M.S., University of Delaware
B.S., Lebanon Valley College

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