Jeff Paradis received his BA in African Studies from the Friends World College, LIU, Southampton, NY in 1992. The program included two years of study in Kenya with emphasis on the Horn of Africa including history, and cultural identification. He has been a volunteer Big Brother since 1997 and a Board member of the Madison Children's Choir from 1998 to 2001. Jeff has received a couple of grants from the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium: a Special Initiative Grant for science curriculum enhancement in a Milwaukee Public School and an Independent Research Grant for Research at Kitt Peak National Observatory, Arizona. He recently completed his MS in Science Education at the University of Rochester and now teaches physics and astronomy in a nearby school district.
Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:
Science Exploration Days St. John Fisher College
Current Missions in Space Northrop Grumman
Lunch on Mars Rochester Public Library
Moon Rock Rochester Museum and Science Center
Curiosity Goes to Mars Astronomy Section Rochester Acad