Jay M. Pasachoff 

Director of Williams College's Hopkins Observatory; 
Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy

Contact Information

Thompson Physics and Astronomy Lab 115,
Williams College,
33 Lab Campus Drive,
Williamstown, MA 01267

Phone: (413) 597-2105 
FAX: (413) 597-3200 
E-mail: jay.m.pasachoff@williams.edu


Bronx High School of Science H.S. 1959 
Harvard College  A.B. 1963
Harvard University  A.M. 1965 
Harvard University  Ph.D. 1969

Significant Honors:

2003 Education Prize, American Astronomical Society
2003 Honorary Member, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
2003-2006 President, Commission on Education and Development of the International Astronomical Union
current Chair, Working Group on Solar Eclipses of the International Astronomical Union

Sabbatical and Other Leaves

Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii1980-81, 1984-85
Institut d'Astrophysique, Paris  1988
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton 1989-90
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics1993-4 
Harvard UniversityVisiting Lecturer in Astronomy, 1993-4
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Visiting Scientist, 1993-4 
Harvard University: Associate of the Astronomy Dept. Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory: Visiting Scientist 2001-2 
Catrfornia Institute of Technology 2008-9 
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory 2009-11 


www.solarcorona.com for a list of his published books 
www.solarcorona.net for the Web pages for his astronomy texts 
for Brooks/Cole's Web pages for his texts 
www.eclipses.info for the Program Group on Public Education
at the Times of Eclipses of the International Astronomical Union
www.williams.edu/astronomy/eclipse 48 past eclipse expeditions as of 2009 
www.williams.edu/astronomy/eclipses for the Working Group on Eclipses
of the International Astronomical Union