Office: Hemenway 246L
B.S. Astronomy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.A.E. (Master of Adult Education), University of Rhode Island
Professor Jackson has been associated with Ladd Observatory at Brown University for nearly 40 years, and currently writes Ladd's weekly listserv newsletter in which she reports on upcoming astronomical events and provides information about Ladd's public programs. She has a special interest in the transits of Venus and their historical significance, and has written a number of articles on the subject. Professor Jackson teaches courses on The Solar System.