Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Brazil Initiative

David Targan

Associate Dean for Science Programs
Adjunct Associate Professor of Physics
Director, Science Center
Director, Ladd Observatory
Campus Representative, Brazil Scientific Mobility Program (Ciência sem Fronteiras – CsF)

David Targan's scientific research area is astrophysics, though his primary areas of interest include science communication, STEAM (Science, Technology, Art and Mathematics), science education, and program assessment. He is interested in international science programs, and helping to connect students and faculty to research and other scholarly activities across political boundaries.