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research scientist , Astronomy educator

Woodruff Turner Sullivan, III, American astronomy educator, research scientist. Grantee National Science Foundation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Member International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society, History of Science Society, Eukaryotes of Seattle, Astronomical Unit Club (Seattle).

Background

III, Woodruff Turner Sullivan, was born on June 17, 1944 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. Son of Woodruff Turner Junior and Virginia Lucille (Ward) S.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Astronomy, University Maryland, 1971.

Career

Astronomer Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, 1969-1971. Postdoctoral fellow University Groningen, The Netherlands, 1971-1973. Member faculty University Washington, Seattle, since 1973, professor astronomy, since 1986.

Member National Aeronautics and Space Administration Search of Extraterrestrial Intelligence Group, Ames Research Center, California, 1980-1994.

Membership

Member International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society, History of Science Society, Eukaryotes of Seattle, Astronomical Unit Club (Seattle).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, softball, pardating, Scrabble.

Connections

Married Barbara Jean Phillips, June 8, 1968. Children: Rachel, Sarah.

father:
Woodruff Turner S. Junior

mother:
Virginia Lucille (Ward) S.

spouse:
Barbara Jean Phillips

child:
Rachel III

child:
Sarah III