Program Associate; Science, Discovery and the Universe
Elizabeth earned her MS in Physics from the University of South Carolina. Elizabeth discovered she loved working at the campus observatory where she continues to enjoy the focus on informal teaching and public outreach in astronomy. At UMD she has also worked on the Education/Public Outreach (E/PO) teams for NASA's Deep Impact, Dawn, and EPOXI missions and has been the UMD Observatory director since May 2002. Since she joined SDU in the Fall of 2000 she has been the mentor for the Explore the Universe capstone option and hosts a "star party" for SDU freshmen every semester at the Observatory.