National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Keith Snedegar

Affiliation: Utah Valley University

Keith Snedegar is Professor of History at Utah Valley University, and holds his degrees from Oxford University (D. Phil), the University of Edinburgh, and the University of Michigan.  His fields of research are the history of astronomy (including variable star astronomy and photometry) and archaeoastronomy, particularly of South Africa and African indigenous knowledge systems.  His awards include the 2009 Dudley Observatory Pollock Award for the History of Astronomy, and he is currently preparing a volume on Lost in the Stars: A.W. Roberts at the Intersection of Science, Mission and Politics in South Africa.  Professor Snedegar is the AIA’s Webster Lecturer for 2014/2015

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