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Christine Crowley

Center for Astrophysics
Fellowship Program Coordinator


As an administrator at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), Christine Crowley oversees the conduct of all appointments administered through the SAO Office of Fellowships. Managing the SAO Fellowship Programs involves interpreting, developing, and implementing administrative policies. Ms. Crowley received her graduate degree in Cultural Diversity and Curriculum Reform from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she served as a graduate fellow in the United Asia Learning Resource Center. Her outreach efforts have resulted in research training initiatives with the Cambridge Mayor's Office, University of Massachusetts, and the Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-Phd Program. She has also raised awareness about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) careers as a member of the Wellesley Public Schools Superintendent's Advisory Committee on STEAM and as current member of the Greater Boston Federal Executive Board Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Masters in Education, UMASS Amherst