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 21 - 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.

Spring 2021

Section 4212 of ASTRON3
Stellar Astronomy -- : Feb 01 - May 16 2021
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 -- : Feb 01 - May 16 2021
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 -- : Feb 01 - May 16 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 4221 of ASTRON12
Astronomy Observational Lab -- : Apr 05 - May 09 2021
This class will have a mandatory synchronous orientation via Zoom on Thursday, 4/8 from 6:30-8pm. There will be three additional synchronous Zoom meetings from 6:30-8pm on Thursday, 4/15, Thursday, 4/22, and Thursday, 4/29. This compressed class will have approximately 9 hours per week of online, asynchronous content.

Fall 2020

Section 0195 of ASTRON3
Stellar Astronomy -- : Aug 31 - Dec 11 2020
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 0196 of ASTRON3
Stellar Astronomy -- : Aug 31 - Dec 11 2020
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 0199 of ASTRON4
Astronomy of the Solar System -- : Aug 31 - Dec 11 2020
This is a late start class and 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 17 - Sep 27 2020
This class will have a mandatory synchronous orientation via Zoom on Thursday 8/20 from 6:30-8pm. There will be four additional synchronous Zoom meetings each Thursday night from 6:30-8pm from 8/27-9/17. The class will also have approximately 5 hours per week of online, asynchronous content. There may be optional field trips at a Lake Sonoma observing site from 6:30pm-midnight on Friday-Saturday 9/11-9/12& 9/18-9/19. These possible outdoor meetings at an observing site are not mandatory for completion of the class.

No office hours

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.