Curriculum Vitae

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Contact Information

Astrophysics Science Division
Goddard Space Flight Center
8800 Greenbelt Road
Greenbelt, MD 20771 USA
Office (301)-386-2704

PhD in Astronomy & Astrophysics, UCLA, June 2009
M.S. in Astronomy & Astrophysics, UCLA, June 2005
B.S. in Physics & Astronomy, University of Rochester, May 2003

Visiting Scientist, USRA at Goddard Space Flight Center (2015-present)
NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP Fellow) at GSFC (2012-2015)
Postdoctoral Associate, UCSB (2009-2012; mentor Crystal Martin)
Graduate Student Researcher, UCLA (2004-2009)
Teaching Assistant, UCLA (2003-2004)

Research Interests
Galaxy formation and evolution: low-redshift analogs for high-redshift galaxies; Lyman α emission as a diagnostic probe of galactic outflows and intergalactic medium reionization; metallicity evolution of galaxies; gas-phase metallicity diagnostics

Honors, Awards, & Grants
NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowship
Hubble Space Telescope, Principle Investigator GO 12928
University of California President’s Dissertation Year Fellowship