Shauna Edson

Education Specialist

  • Education

portrait of Shauna Edson with galaxy backdrop

Shauna Edson has been an astronomy educator at the Museum and its Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory since 2012. Edson provides the Museum's guests with their "daily dose of wonder" with opportunities to look through telescopes or even hold a meteorite. Career highlights include setting up a telescope for President Barrack Obama, doing a planets dance with Miss America and 150 school children, and witnessing the 2017 total solar eclipse.

Shauna earned an Sc.B. in geological sciences from Brown University and an M.A.T. in museum education from The George Washington University. She strives to use her background in dance, art, and hands-on inquiry to help make science relevant and accessible to all.

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