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Dr. Wayne Pryor

Job Title: Professor of Astronomy and Geology

Department: Science

Office location: Signal Peak, S-110

Phone: 520-494-5351

Email Address: Wayne.Pryor@centralaz.edu

Instructional and interest areas: Involved as a researcher in ongoing NASA missions to the Moon, Saturn, and other planets. Co-author on a 2010 paper in the journal Science about the LCROSS spacecraft impact into the Moon’s South Pole and the composition of the icy ejected debris. Hobbies include hiking, mountain climbing, and of course stargazing.

Education: A.B. University of California at Berkeley 1983 in Physics and Applied Math Ph.D. University of Colorado at Boulder 1989 in Astrophysical, Planetary and Atmospheric Sciences

COURSES TAUGHT:    Astronomy 101, Geology 101 (Physical Geology), Geology 102 (Historical Geology) and Geology 110 (Environmental Geology)

OFFICE HOUSE:  M-W 1-5 pm;  F 1-3 pm

Central Arizona College - District Office 8470 N. Overfield Road, Coolidge, AZ 85128 Phone: 800-237-9814