Roster of AAS Astronomy Ambassadors

AAS Astronomy Ambassadors workshops were developed and are conducted in partnership with the Astronomical Society of the Pacific and the Pacific Science Center. If you're looking for an astronomer to conduct hands-on science-education activities for students, teachers, families, or other groups, we recommend getting in touch with the nearest AAS Astronomy Ambassador!

2018 AAS Astronomy Ambassadors map

Name

Institution

Danica Adams

University of California, Berkeley, CA

Sheehan Ahmed

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

Leo Alcorn

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Daniel Angerhausen

Universität Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Borja Anguiano

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Felipe Ardila

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Giada Nicole Arney

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Summer Ash

Chatham, NY

Teresa Ashcraft

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Ashley Baker

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Alan Bako

Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL

Sara Barber

House Committee on Science, Space & Technology, Washington, DC

Regina Barber DeGraaff

Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Daniel Barringer

Penn State University, University Park, PA

Tracy M. Becker

Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX

Keaton Bell

University of Texas, Austin, TX

Hayley Beltz

Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI

Sabrina Berger

University of California, Berkeley, CA

Vanshree Bhalotia

DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Breanna Binder

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Lauren Bittle

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Heather Bloemhard

Office of Federal Relations, Vanderbilt Univ., Washington, DC

Jillian Bornak

Dona Ana Community College, Las Cruces, NM

Ali M. Bramson

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Wynter Broussard

University of Washington, Bothell, WA

Saida Caballero-Nieves

Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL

Nicole Cabrera

Movebold Consulting, Atlanta, GA

Michael Chaffin

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Holly Christenson

Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Daven Cocroft

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Seth Cohen

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Joel Coley

Howard University, Washington, DC

Knicole Colón

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Ben Cook

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Kevin Cooke

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Nathaniel Cooper

Bard High School Early College, East Elmhurst, NY

Richard Cosentino

New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, NM

Erin Cox

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Shannon Curry

University of California, Berkeley, CA

Ryan Cybulski

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Sophia Dai

University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Kristina Davis

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

William Dawson

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

Alexander De La Vega

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Karna Desai

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Tiara Diamond

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

Alain Doressoundiram

Observatoire de Paris, Meudon, France

Adrienne Dove

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Diana Dragomir

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Xinnan Du

University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Will Duffy

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Christopher Dupuis

Texas A&M University, Commerce, TX

Alissa Michelle Earle

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Jeffrey Eckenrode

Pacific Science Center, Seattle, WA

Eric Edelman

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Sarah Eftekharzadeh

University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

Deanna Emery

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Tom Esposito

University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Wanda Feng

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Helene Flohic

University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

Erin Flowers

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Amy Forestell

State University of New York, New Paltz, NY

Debbie French

University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

Shane Frewen

University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Joshua Fuchs

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Alexander Gagliano

University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

Wynn Jacobson-Galan

University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

Nicholas Galitzki

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Kristen Garofali

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Avery Garon

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Pradip Gatkine

University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Mark Giovinazzi

Drexel Univ. & Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Joel Goodman

Howard County Robinson Nature Center, Columbia, MD

Katie Grasha

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Or Graur

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA

Candace L. Gray

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

Jana Grcevich

American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY

Catherine Grier

Penn State University, University Park, PA

Nicole Gugliucci

Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH

Sebastien Guillot

McGill University, Montreal, QB Canada

Emily Hardegree-Ullman

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Quyen Hart

Regis University, Regis College, Denver, CO

Korey Haynes

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Calen Henderson

Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Betsy Hernandez

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

John Hewitt

University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL

Anna Ho

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

Drew Hogg

University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Carol Hood

California State University, San Bernardino, CA

Daniel Horenstein

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Griffin Hosseinzadeh

Las Cumbres Observatory, Goleta, CA

Lindsay House

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Carly Howett

Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, CO

Alan Hulsebus

Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Cameron B. Hummels

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

Li-Wei Hung

University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Stacy Irwin

Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL

Gen Ito

Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

India Jackson-Henry

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

David Jaimes

Columbia University, New York, NY

Nathan Jean-Louis

Buehler Planetarium, Broward College, Davie, FL

Regina Jorgenson

Maria Mitchell Association, Nantucket, MA

Justin Kader

San Francisco State University, CA

Tanveer Karim

University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Chloe Keeling

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Mary Keenan

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

Nicholas Kern

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Jean-Baptiste Kikwaya

Vatican Observatory, Tucson, AZ

Hwihyun Kim

Gemini Observatory, Hilo, HI

Piyanat Kittiwisit

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Jason Kooi

Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC

Kelsie Krafton

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Christina Krawiec

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Dhanesh Krishnarao

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Sibasish Laha

University of California, San Diego, CA

Margaret E. Landis

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Zoe A. Landsman

University of Central Florida, Oviedo, FL

Meagan Lang

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Charles Law

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Luke Leisman

Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

Tiffany Lewis

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Zhuohan Liang

Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Tyler Linder

Astronomical Research Institute, Sullivan, IL

Sandra Liss

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Mike Lum

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

Jeremy Lusk

Midland College, Midland, TX

Jingzhe Ma

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Luis E. Martinez

Lenomiya Observatory, Casa Grande, AZ

Raquel Martinez

University of Texas, Austin, TX

Charlotte Mason

University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Justin Mason

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

Rachel Matson

NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA

JoEllen McBride

American Helicopter Museum, West Chester, PA

David McCallister

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Natasha McMann

Fisk University, Nashville, TN

Moiya McTier

Columbia University, New York, NY

Wenli Mo

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Margaret Moerchen

American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC

Emily Moravec

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Robert Morehead

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Rachel Morgan

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Sarah J. Morrison

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Gregory Mosby

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Thomas Mozdzen

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Mark Mozena

University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

Michael Mueller

Netherlands Institute for Space Research, Groningen, Netherlands

Burcin Mutlu Pakdil

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Marie-Eve Naud

Université de Montréal, Montreal, QB Canada

Jill Neeley

Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Nicholas Nelson

Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

Chi Nguyen

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Michelle Ntampaka

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA

Christine O'Donnell

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Ekta Patel

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Rachel Patton

Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Liuyi Pei

Unviersity of Californina, Irvine, CA

Riwaj Pokhrel

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Antonio Porras

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Amber Porter

Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Kristina Punzi

Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

Joseph Putko

Institute of Astrophysics, Tenerife, Canary Islands

Abhijith Rajan

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Valerie Rapson

Dudley Observatory, Schenectady, NY

Gioia Rau

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

Meredith Rawls

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Willow Reed

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Morgan E. Rehnberg

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Malena Rice

Yale University, New Haven, CT

Matthew Richardson

Planetary Science Institute, Clarksville, TN

Alexander Richert

Penn State University, University Park, PA

Jesus Rivera

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

Caroline Roberts

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Michael Rutkowski

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Jenna Ryon

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Natalie "Nicole" Sanchez

Fisk & Vanderbilt Universities, Nashville, TN

Gal Sarid

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Prabal Saxena

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Kunio Sayanagi

Hampton University, Hampton, VA

Charles A. Schambeau

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Carl Schmidt

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Nicholas Scott

NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA

Dominique Segura-Cox

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Darryl Seligman

Yale University, New Haven, CT

Brent Shapiro-Albert

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Chelsea Sharon

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON Canada)

Aomawa Shields

University of California, Irvine, CA

Anahita Sidhwa

Brookhaven College, Farmers Branch, TX

Joseph Simon

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Peter Sinclair

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Sophia Singh

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Breann Sitarski

University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Julie Skinner

Boston University, Boston, MA

David Sliski

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Jonathan Sloane

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

Rachel Smullen

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Kimberly Sokal

University of Texas, Austin, TX

Kathryn Steakley

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

Allison Strom

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

Linda Strubbe

Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Toronto, ON Canada

James Sullivan

University of Texas, Austin, TX

Patricia Sullivan

Tessman Planetarium, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA

Jessica Sutter

University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

Johanna Teske

Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington, DC

Brittany Tompkins

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Nicholas Troup

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Benny Tsang

University of Texas, Austin, TX

Amy Tulay

East Stroudsburg University, Weatherly, PA

Jake Turner

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Adria Updike

Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI

Jackie Villadsen

National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville, VA

Ashley Walker

Chicago State University, Chicago, IL

Kimberly Ward-Duong

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Katherine Whitaker

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Aaron White

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

Jacob White

Konkoly Observatory, Budapest, Hungary

Lindsey Whitesides

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

Kathryn Williamson

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Sarah Willis

MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA

Laura Woodney

California State University, San Bernardino, CA

Jun Yang

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Yao-Lun Yang

University of Texas, Austin, TX

Sormeh Yazdi

Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

Jinmi Yoon

University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Elizabeth Young

Rhodes College, Memphis, TN

Shangjia Zhang

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

Joel Zinn

Ohio State University, Columbus, OH