Contact Information

Astronomy Department
96 Foss Hill Drive
Van Vleck Observatory 101
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT 06459

(860) 685-3669 (office)
(860) 685-2131 (fax)


Ph.D. Astrophysics, University of Colorado, 2003
   Dissertation: "The Three-Dimensional Structure of the Local ISM"
   Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey L. Linsky
B.M. Theoretical Studies, New England Conservatory of Music, 1998
B.S., Physics and Astrophysics, Tufts University, 1998
   Senior Thesis: "VLA Observations of Low Frequency CME Burst Activity"
   Advisor: Prof. Kenneth R. Lang


Associate Professor of Astronomy, Wesleyan University, 2015-present
Assistant Professor of Astronomy, Wesleyan University, 2008-2015
Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas, 2005-2008
Harlan J. Smith Postdoctoral Fellow, McDonald Observatory, University
   of Texas, 2003-2005
Instructor, General Astronomy, University of Colorado, Summer 2002
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1998-2003
NASA (GSRP) Research Fellow, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1999-2002
REU Summer Student, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO),
   Socorro, 1997
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for
   Astrophysics (CfA), Cambridge, 1996
REU Summer Student, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO),
   Tucson, 1995

Fellowships and Awards:

Beatrice Tinsley Visiting Scholar, University of Texas, 2013
Hubble Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2005-2008
McDonald Observatory Harlan J. Smith Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2003-2005
NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program (GSRP) Fellowship, 1999-2002
Richard N. Thomas Award, JILA, University of Colorado, 2002
Beinecke Brothers Memorial Scholarship for Graduate Study, The
   Sperry Fund, 1997-1999
Benjamin Brown Prize, Tufts University, 1998
Amos Emerson Dolbear Scholarship, Tufts University, 1997
N. Hobbs Knight Scholarship Prize in Physics, Tufts University, 1996