Meg Lysaght Thacher
Laboratory Instructor

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MegsPicMeg Thacher received her BA in physics from Carleton College in 1987 and her MS in astrophysics from Iowa State University in 1991. In addition to her duties as a lab instructor for the Astronomy department, she is the academic director for Smith's Summer Science and Engineering Program for high school girls. Also at Smith, she has taught introductory physics lab sections and an English course called Writing about Science. She has published several articles in kids' science magazines.

Meg has no free time, but if she did she would enjoy knitting, writing, spending time with her family, and a capella singing.