Adam Burgasser to head AAS Committee on the Status of Minorities


Adam Burgasser has been selected to serve as the chair of the AAS Committee on the Status of Minorities in Astronomy (CSMA) starting July 2013.  The mission of the CSMA is to enhance the participation of underrepresented minorities in astronomy at all levels of experience. Adam is looking forward to working with his colleagues on the committee to raise awareness to the many barriers underrepresented  groups face when pursuing degrees and careers in astronomy and other STEM fields, and implement methods of reducing these barriers.


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