Spring 2022

Section 4212 of ASTRON3
Stellar Astronomy -- : Jan 31 - May 20 2022
This is a late start class. It will start two weeks late and end one week early. It does not meet during finals week. Asynchronous delivery of material via Canvas.

Section 4213 of ASTRON3
Stellar Astronomy -- : Jan 31 - May 20 2022
This is a late start class. It will start two weeks late and end one week early. It does not meet during finals week. Asynchronous delivery of material via Canvas.

Section 4217 of ASTRON4
Astronomy of the Solar System -- : Jan 31 - May 20 2022
Asynchronous delivery of material via Canvas. This is a late start class. It will start two weeks late and end one week early. It does not meet during finals week.

Section 4221 of ASTRON12
Astronomy Observational Lab -- : Feb 16 - Mar 13 2022
This class will have a mandatory synchronous orientation via Zoom on Wednesday, 2/16 from 6:30-8pm. There will be three additional mandatory synchronous Zoom meetings from 6:30-8pm on Thursday, 2/24, Thursday, 3/3 and Thursday, 3/10. There will also be a required field trips to a Lake Sonoma observating site (you must provide your own transportation) from 6pm-midnight on Friday, 2/25, Saturday 2/26, Friday, 3/4 and Saturday, 3/5. This compressed class will have approximately 6 hours per week of online, asynchronous content. If any field trips are cancelled due to inclement weather or unforseen circumstances, alternate versions of the field trip activities will be completed asynchronously online instead.

Section 5811 of ASTRON12
Astronomy Observational Lab -- : Jan 20 - Feb 13 2022
This class will have a mandatory synchronous orientation via Zoom on Thursday, 1/20 from 6:30-8pm. There will be three additional mandatory synchronous Zoom meetings from 6:30-8pm on Thursday, 1/27, Thursday, 2/3 and Thursday, 2/10. There will also be a required field trips to a Lake Sonoma observating site (you must provide your own transportation) from 4pm-11pm on Friday, 1/28, Saturday 1/29, Friday, 2/4 and Saturday, 2/5. This compressed class will have approximately 6 hours per week of online, asynchronous content. If any field trips are cancelled due to inclement weather or unforseen circumstances, alternate versions of the field trip activities will be completed asynchronously online instead.

Fall 2021

Section 0195 of ASTRON3
Stellar Astronomy -- : Sep 07 - Dec 10 2021
Asynchronous delivery of material via Canvas. This is a late start class. It will start two weeks late and end one week early. It does not meet during finals week.

Section 0196 of ASTRON3
Stellar Astronomy -- : Sep 07 - Dec 10 2021
Asynchronous delivery of material via Canvas. This is a late start class. It will start two weeks late and end one week early. It does not meet during finals week.

Section 0199 of ASTRON4
Astronomy of the Solar System -- : Sep 07 - Dec 10 2021
Asynchronous delivery of material via Canvas. This is a late start class. It will start two weeks late and end one week early. It does not meet during finals week.

Section 0203 of ASTRON12
Astronomy Observational Lab -- : Aug 19 - Sep 12 2021
This class will have a mandatory synchronous orientation via Zoom on Thursday, 8/19, from 6:30-8:00pm. There will be 3 additional mandatory synchronous Zoom meetings from 6:30-8:00pm on Thursday, 8/26, Thursday, 9/2, and Thursday, 9/9. There will also be required field trips to a Lake Sonoma observing site (you must provide your own transportation) from 6pm-midnight on Friday, 8/27, Saturday, 8/28, Friday, 9/3 and Saturday, 9/4. This compressed, four-week long class will have approximately 6 hours per week of online, asynchronous content. If any field trips are cancelled due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances, alternate versions of the field trip activities will be completed asynchronously online instead

Section 1895 of ASTRON4
Astronomy of the Solar System -- : Dec 09 - Dec 09 2021
Credit By Exam

Summer 2021

Section 8084 of ASTRON3
Stellar Astronomy -- : Jun 14 - Jul 25 2021
Asynchronous delivery of material via Canvas.

Section 8669 of ASTRON12
Astronomy Observational Lab -- : Jul 14 - Aug 06 2021
This class will have a mandatory synchronous orientation via Zoom on Wednesday 7/14 from 7:00-8:00pm. There will be two additional mandatory synchronous Zoom meetings from 7:00-8:00pm on Wednesday 7/21 and Wednesday 7/28. This compressed, three-week long class will have approximately 16 hours per week of online, asynchronous content. This course may include optional evening field trips at a Lake Sonoma observing site.

Monday

  • 8:00 AM - 11:00 PMLark Hall 2027Santa Rosa Campus
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PMLark Hall 2027Santa Rosa Campus

Tuesday

  • 8:00 AM - 11:00 PMLark Hall 2027Santa Rosa Campus
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMLark Hall 2027Santa Rosa Campus

Wednesday

  • 8:00 AM - 11:00 PMLark Hall 2027Santa Rosa Campus

Thursday

  • 8:00 AM - 11:00 PMLark Hall 2027Santa Rosa Campus

Friday

  • 8:00 AM - 11:00 PMLark Hall 2027Santa Rosa Campus

Saturday

  • 8:00 AM - 11:00 PMLark Hall 2027Santa Rosa Campus

A.S. Degree, Santa Rosa Junior College (1987)
B.A. Degree in Physics, Sonoma State University (1990)
M.S. Degree in Earth & Space Sciences, San Francisco State University (1995)

Academic Experience

Instructor of Astronomy, Santa Rosa Junior College (2006 to present)

Adjunct Instructor of Astronomy, Santa Rosa Junior College (1989-2006)

Lecturer in Physics and Astronomy Department, San Francisco State University (1995-2006)

Lecturer in Physics and Astronomy Department, Sonoma State University (2004-2006)

Adjunct Instructor of Astronomy, Mendocino College (2001-2006)

Honors and Awards

Community College Teaching Credential in Astronomy and Astral Physics.
Awarded in 1990.