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Joel Halvorson

Regional Planetarium Network
Science Communications Consultant
Minneapolis, MN

I am currently working as a Science Communications Consultant, helping people and institutions bring the message of science to the public. Current and recent activities include:

Working through TIES to coordinate the technical and program activities of the Minnesota Regional Planetarium NetworkConsultant in the planning and development of the new Nature Research Center expansion at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.Partner in the NOAA funded WorldViews Network project, developing planetarium-based ecological literacy programming with museums and research partners.Consultant to the University of Wisconsin on plans to upgrade existing planetaria system-wide and establish a network of interactive teaching domes across the state. .Investigator in the NASA Hubble Space Telescope funded Andromeda Stellar Catalog project to build a stellar catalog for use in digital planetaria, derived from a multi-year survey of the Andromeda galaxy..Coordinator for a series of NASA funded Earth Science planetarium programs and accompanying classroom lessons..Partner in the University of Minnesota’s NASA funded CYCLES project, to reach Native American students by teaching climate change from an indigenous perspective..Consultant to the School of Earth & Space Exploration at Arizona State University on program development for their new visitor complex..Educational advisor to the Hayden Planetarium’s new space show, at the American Museum of Natural History, New York City..