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Harry J. Hawbecker

Physics Lab Technician, Adjunct Instructor in Physics



(717) 796-1800 ext. 2814

  •  Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL), Graduate Physics studies
  • Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX), B.S. in Physics and Math

Mr. Harry Hawbecker joined the Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics as Physics Laboratory Technician and Adjunct Instructor of Physics. Mr. Hawbecker earned his BS in Physics and Mathematics from Texas Christian University.  Later, he did graduate work in Physics at Florida State University.  Prior to coming to Messiah, he worked for 13 years as an Education Assistant at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee and two years teaching high school Physics at Florida State University High School.

His hobbies are inventing and making items to demonstrate how wonderful physics and science are, woodworking, refurbishing antique items – especially old science equipment, rock hounding and collecting, and selling things he made online. Mr. Hawbecker lives with his wife Johanna and daughter Maya in Camp Hill.