astronomer / teacher / writer / editor


My name is Joshua Roth, and I am:
 - a Massachusetts-licensed physics teacher
 - a UC Berkeley / Caltech - trained astronomer
 - an 11-year veteran of Sky & Telescope Magazine
who is available on a freelance basis for:
 - tutoring, adjuncting, teaching homeschoolers;
 - writing / editing (literary, journalism, education);
 - curriculum development and assessment;
 - enrichment programs / professional development;
 - stargazing/astronomy courses (scouts, parties, etc.).

Please contact me at joshrothastro at gmail dot com.

Click here for an overview of astronomy resources!

Click here to read my Ph. D. thesis!

CURRENT ASSIGNMENT (FALL 2017):
Adjunct Professor, Emmanuel College
(click here to view my astronomy course site*)
(*under construction!)

CLIENTS INCLUDE:

Arlington Public Schools
Emmanuel College
Ergopedia, Inc.
Friends of Fresh Pond
Lesley University
Lexington Community Education
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Sky Publishing Corp.
Wright-Locke Farm

COMMUNITY & OUTREACH ACTIVITIES:

K-12 Volunteer (Career Day, Math/Science Fair, etc.)
Boy Scout / Girl Scout Astronomy Badge workshops

UPCOMING COURSES AND WORKSHOPS:

Autumnal Astronomy
Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Winchester, Massachusetts
Preregistration and a fee required.
Details (price, etc.) on the Farm event site.
Dress warmly, in layers, and bring binoculars if you
have them on hand. (We'll have a few loaner pairs.)
NOTE: This workshop will take place rain or shine.
There will be plenty of activities if skies are cloudy!