Dr. Sanlyn Buxner

Senior Education and Communication Specialist and Senior Scientist

Currently resides in

Targets of Interest: Earth, Meteorites, Moon

Disciplines/Techniques: Education/Public Outreach (EPO), Field Work

Missions: LRO, Lucy, Mars Odyssey, Phoenix Mars Lander

Dr. Sanlyn Buxner's current research interests include examining issues related to scientific literacy; how to measure it and investigating how it is changed by education, outreach, and online media. Additionally she investigates how science research experiences can be used to improve both science understanding and empowerment of teachers and students.