Company: Liberty University
Location: Wewahitchka, Florida, United States
Christopher Jones, Professor at Liberty University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in engineering education.
Believing that education is a pathway towards self-development, success and progression, Dr. Jones was inspired to spearhead a career in education by his mother, who was an art teacher. Broadening his knowledge through continuing education has been very important to him, as he holds a dual bachelor’s degree, two master’s degrees in nuclear engineering, and a doctorate degree from the Colorado Theological Seminary. After working with Sandia National Laboratories for many years, Dr. Jones went on to serve as a professor and academic dean at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency from 2012 to 2015, where he led the effort to build a library. Today, he continues to excel as a professor at Liberty University, always aiming to inspire and influence his students to pursue a career path in science.
Dr. Jones attributes his vast success to his mentors for the support and the guidance that they have provided him in order to succeed. Upon reflection of his career trajectory, he consider seeing his son following in his footsteps in the nuclear engineering field has been particularly special. His daughter, on the other hand, is following in her wife’s footsteps in the field of biology. Notably, Dr. Jones served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army for 21 years, retiring as lieutenant colonel in 2015. He is the recipient of a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star Medal. To remain abreast of his fields, Dr. Jones maintains membership with the American Nuclear Society, of which he was a founding member, the Paralyzed Veterans of America and the United States Army Corps of Engineers.
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