My academic strengths are in the areas of teaching Astronomy and Lab. World History, Ancient History, European History, U.S. History, East Asian Studies, Literature and Algebra. My latest book is on Bright and Dark Nebulae, but I have published a number of works on Solar System Research and Science History. I have taught university classes for over two decades and have over four decades teaching at all levels.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Washburn University - Bachelor in Arts, European History
Graduate Degree: Kansas State University - Master of Science, Special Education
Chess. Leader of International Astronomical Expeditions to assist NASA in studies of the Moon, Asteroids, the Moons of Jupiter and Saturn. World History studies in Literature from all major cultures from ancient to modern (East Asian and South Asian Studies) with special studies in Military, Science and Religious topics. Many article publications in science and history (winning the 2017 Donald E. Osterbrock Book Prize from the American Astronomical Society - HIstorical Astronomy Division for my work on the Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers) including several major chapters in scientific Encyclopedia and also one major book in Astronomy on the topic of Bright and Dark Nebulae, 2017!