Courses Taught

GLG 485. Meteorites and Cosmochemistry. Presented one guest lecture for Dr. Meenakshi Wadhwa: ‘OSIRIS-REx and Asteroid Sample Return Missions’ (ASU, Fall 2016)

PTYS 214. Astrobiology: A Planetary Perspective. Graduate teaching assistant for Dr. Elisabetta Pierazzo. Presented six lectures: ‘Asteroids’; ‘Comets and Organic Matter’; ‘Extremophiles’; ‘Mars Exploration’; ‘Extra Solar Planets – Discovery and ground based observations’; ‘Extra Solar Planets – Space based observations and the future’; and a final exam review (UA, Spring 2011)

NATS 102. The Universe and Humanity: Origin and Destiny. Graduate teaching assistant for Dr. Timothy Swindle, and presented a lecture about meteorites (UA, Fall 2009)


Outreach and Public Talks

Conducted numerous tours, Meteorite Gallery and Meteorite Vault, CMS (2016, 2015)

Managed multiple social media platforms for the ASU Center for Meteorite Studies (May 2015–present)

Astronomy Night, Carson Jr. High School, Mesa, AZ (Feb. 2017, Feb. 2016)

Night of the Open Door, SESE, ASU (Feb. 2017; Feb. 2016)

31st ASU at the Capital Day (Feb. 2017)

Astronomy Night, Poston Jr. High School, Mesa, AZ (Nov. 2016, Dec. 2015)

Earth and Space Exploration Day, SESE, ASU (Nov. 2016, Nov. 2015)

ASU Homecoming, Tempe, AZ (Oct. 2016, Nov. 2015)

Meet the Scientist, Arizona Museum of Natural History, Mesa, AZ (Oct. 2016)

Phoenix ComiCon, Phoenix, AZ (June 2016)

Astronomy Night, Arete Preparatory Academy, Gilbert, AZ (Apr. 2016)

Daisy Mountain Gem and Mineral Club, Anthem, AZ (Oct. 2015)

Smithsonian Science How Webcast: Astrogeology – Meteorites and Spacecraft Missions, Panelist (2015)

Air & Scare Family Night, Udvar-Hazy Center, National Air and Space Museum (2014)

Meteorites: Time capsules from the formation of the Solar System, Q?rius: The Expert is In, National Museum of Natural History (2014)

Discover the Moon Day!, National Air and Space Museum (2014)

OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission, Tucson Festival of Books (2012)

Lunar and Planetary Laboratory 50th Anniversary Arizona Meteorite Exhibition (2010)