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Dr. David Dinsmore

Professor of Physics and Physical Science

(434) 582-2096


  • Ed.D., Liberty University
  • Master’s, US Naval War College
  • M.E. in Nuclear Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
  • B.S., United States Military Academy


Dr. David Dinsmore serves as a full-time undergraduate physics professor at Liberty University. He began his career as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army, and during his Army career, he taught physics at West Point for nine years. After retirement from the Army, he taught physics in the New York public schools for five years.  He then transitioned to the Department of Mathematics serving as a math and physics instructor.  Today, Dr. Dinsmore enjoys teaching introductory physics, working with physics students seeking careers in the medical and health fields, and supervising the physics laboratory program.

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Physics Teachers
  • KME National Mathematics Honor Society
  • Professional Engineer, Commonwealth of Virginia (Inactive)

Courses Taught

  • PHYS 101: Elements of Physics
  • PHYS 103: Elements of Physics Lab
  • PHYS 201: General Physics 1
  • PHYS 202: General Physics 2
  • PHYS 201: General Physics 1
  • PHYS 202: General Physics 2
  • MATH 121: College Algebra

Edited Works

  • “Structure, energies, vibrational spectra and reactions of the boron-silicon molecules B2Si, BSi2, and B2Si2” Molecular Physics, Jan 2005
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