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Mary Lipscomb

Senior Instructor of Biological Sciences
4002 Derring Hall (MC 0406)
926 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
  • 1993-2008 Instructor of Biology,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia
  • 1991-2005 Research Associate, Virginia Division of Natural Heritage and The Nature Conservancy 
  • 1992-95 Research Associate, North Carolina Natural Heritage Program, Raleigh, North Carolina 
  • 1992-93 Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology, Ferrum College, Ferrum, Virginia
  • 1992 Research Associate, The Nature Conservancy, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • 1991-92 Research Associate, Science Adventure in Research and Career Exploration Camp, Ferrum College, Ferrum, Virginia
  • 1989-92 Research Assistant, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • 1991 Adjunct Instructor of Biology, Radford University, Radford, Virginia
  • 1991 Adjunct Instructor of Biology, New River Community College, Dublin, Virginia
  • 1990 Visiting Instructor of Biology, Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, Virginia
  • 1987-90, 1983-86 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • 1987 Instructor of Biology, Radford University, Radford, Virginia
  • 1980-83 Secondary School Science Teacher, Chesterfield County, Virginia
  • Certificate of Teaching Excellence, College of Science, Virginia Tech (2018)
  • Exemplary Department Award for Curricular Revision of BIOL 1105-1106, Virginia Tech (2016)
  • Department of Biological Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award, Virginia Tech (2017)
  • Mastery of Online Teaching Certificate, Virginia Tech (2016)
  • Participant COS Inclusive Pedagogy Series, Virginia Tech (2016-2017)
  • Master Online Instructor Certificate, Virginia Tech (2013)
  • Department of Biological Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award, Virginia Tech (2010)
  • National Academies Education Fellow (2008-2009)
  • National Academies Summer Institute on Undergraduate Education in Biology (2008)