Anthony Fusco

Toby Fusco

Teaching Lecturer
Phone: (603) 535-3035
Office: Exploration & Discovery, Boyd Science Center Rm 311, MSC 48, Plymouth, NH 03264


MA, Boston University
BS, MS, Plymouth State University

Toby Fusco has been teaching at Plymouth State University since 2006 for the Meteorology and Geography departments. He is originally from Portland, Maine and attended the university from 2002 to 2008 earning both a B.S. and M.S. Degree in Meteorology and Applied Meteorology, respectively. He earned a M.A. in Geography (physical climatology concentration) from Boston University in 2017. His research interests include physical climatology, micrometeorology and ecology.

Toby holds New Hampshire Department of Education certifications in both secondary (7-12) Earth & Space Science Education and Physical Science Education. He teaches Earth & Space Science, Life Science, Chemistry and Physics courses as well as Running Start Meteorology and Environmental Science courses at Concord High School in Concord, New Hampshire. These Running Start courses are college readiness classes that allow students to earn both high school graduation credits and college credits. Many of Toby’s high school classes have students outdoors experiencing science in the field while collecting data. Toby has also been a high school football coach.  In addition to teaching college courses at PSU, Toby teaches weather courses at the University of New Hampshire and previously taught at Boston University and Salem State University.

Fusco, A.R. 2008. New England Winter Severity Indices, Masters Thesis, Plymouth State University, 212p.

Fahey TJ, PH Templer, BT Anderson, JJ Battles, JL Campbell, CT Driscoll, AR Fusco, MB Green, KK Kassam, NL Rodenhouse, L Rustad, PG Schaberg, MA Vadeboncoeur. 2015. The promise and peril of intensive-site based ecological research: insights from the Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study. Ecology 96: 885-901.

Courses Taught:
Weather and Climate (MTDI 1200)
Severe and Hazardous Weather (MTDI 1500)
Astronomy (PHDI 2300)
Physics I (PH 2210)