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Andrew Fraknoi

Silver Level Contributor  MERLOT Author
Chair, Astronomy Department
Foothill College
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Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Jun 01, 2014
Member Since: Apr 10, 2003



Primary Affiliation:
  • Foothill-De Anza Community/Technical College District (Education, Community/Technical College, CA, United States)
Secondary Affiliation:
  • Astronomical Society of the Pacific (Non-Profit, Public, CA, United States)

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Skills & Interests


  • Chair, Astronomy Department (09/1992 - Current) Foothill College
  • Co-editor (01/2001 - Current) Astronomy Education Review
  • Executive Director (07/1978 - 07/1992) Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Honors and Awards

  • 2007 Gemant Award from the American Institute of Physics (12/2007)
    Given each year to a physicist for a lifetime of outstanding contributions to physics and culture and physics education.
  • 2007 California Professor of the Year (10/2007)
    Awarded by the Carnegie Foundation for Higher Education