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Speaker and Panelist Biographies

ASP2021 Summer Symposium

Wendy Crumrine

Wendy Crumrine

With a bachelors in psychology from Harvard and a masters in astrophysics from San Francisco State University, Wendy has over 10 years experience teaching science to students of all ages. As a co-founder of A4E, she is particularly passionate about opening young minds to the astronomical perspective—to help young people comprehend the uniqueness, wonder and fragility of their planet. To this end, she teaches “Wonder Hour Workshops” for children ages 5-9 ( This Autumn, Wendy is joining the theoretical cosmology research group at the University of Southern California for her PhD studies.