Duncan Hubbell

Duncan Hubbell

Adjunct Instructor

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA USA

Let people know your name and your reputation. Stand out from others.


My road in life took a while to figure out.
Joined the Army.
Went to the United States Military Academy at West Point, but found out that I did not fit there.
Went to a community college and studied psychology. While there, I did volunteer work with those identified as having an intellectual disability that were placed in an institution.
Transferred to the University of Virginia and changed my major to special education.
Taught in an institution.
Was a police officer.
Returned to teaching working with children identified as having developmental delays.
Joined the Navy. Ended up going to the submarine school and served on various submarines and staffs. After being injured, left the Navy and returned to teaching.
Keep following my journey


Adjunct Instructor

I teach anywhere from one to three classes a semester at the university level.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Teaching / Mentoring

Day to Day

I keep up with current research in my field. I constantly review, modify, and update my presentations. I meet with students to review missed lectures and to assist them in completing projects and assignments. I involve myself in activities in the university that support students. There is always grading papers.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for everyone

Get experience. Show what you can do and how well you can do it. Learn from others. Participate in many activities and get to know people. Let people know your name and your reputation. Stand out from others.

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:


The Noise I Shed

From Peers:

"I have heard that you need a Ph.D. or that these positions are very hard to find."

Challenges I Overcame

Learning Issues