Meet the Faculty
Christopher G. De Pree
Charles A. Dana Professor of Astronomy and Chair
Office Location: Observatory 102
Office Hours: Spring 2017
Tuesday and Thursday, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Wednesday, 9:00-10:00 a.m.
and by appointment
M.S., University of North Carolina
Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Teaching and Scholarly Interests
Professor De Pree is the co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Astronomy (Alpha Books), now in its fourth edition.
In this KCBS interview on iTunes U, Professor De Pree discusses the contributions made by amateur astronomers.
Professor De Pree is profiled on the National Radio Astronomy Observatory Web site, recalling his memories of its summer student program and encouraging Agnes Scott students to participate in this research experience.
The New York Times Science Blog introduced the Metro-Atlanta Scale Model Solar System (MASS) project, in which Bradley Observatory plays a key role, and included a quiz created by observatory director Chris De Pree.
Professor De Pree discusses meteor shower viewing on WABE 90.1 FM.
Bradley Observatory Web site
Professor De Pree's Web site
"New Answers to Old Questions" Agnes Scott The Magazine, Winter 2001