Denise Meeks

Dual M.A. Student (Legal Studies)

  • Specialty: Science Journalism
  • Areas of interest: Science, copyright law, environmental law
  • Undergrad Degree: Astronomy & Physics, University of Arizona
  • Hometown: New Providence, New Jersey
  • Background/goals: I have a BS in Astronomy & Physics, three MS degrees in Systems Engineering, Geosciences, and Space Studies and an Ed.D. in Math Curriculum & Instruction. I retired from teaching in 2014 after a 27-year career as an Astronomy, Physics, and Math professor, and have lived in Tucson for more than 40 years.
  • Why UA: An educated public that understands the interactions among science, the environment, and the law produces informed global citizens better able to care for the planet now and in its future.