David A. Crown is a Senior Scientist at the Planetary Science Institute in Tucson, Arizona. David’s professional interests include research in planetary geology, physical volcanology, and remote sensing as well as science education. David is a 1985 graduate (Magna Cum Laude, Honors) of Brown University, with a B.S. degree in Geology-Physics/Mathematics, and received a Ph.D. in Geology from Arizona State University in 1991. He is the author of 11 geologic maps and more than 50 other scientific publications. He serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum in Chicago, IL and is on the Board of Directors of Farmers Investment Company and Food Allergy Research and Education, Inc.