I am an outgoing NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow at Western Washington University, and a new Research Scientist in the DIRAC Institute at the University of Washington.
I received my bachelors of science in physics and astronomy at the University of Washington, a masters of science in astronomy at San Diego State University, and a PhD in astronomy at the University of Washington. I have also worked as a telescope observer at Apache Point Observatory, and interned at Microsoft Research in Redmond, WA.
My astronomy research interests include stellar activity, binaries, stellar populations, star clusters, time-domain astronomy, and large-scale surveys. I am particularly excited about using the time-domain astronomy to learn about stellar ages and the history of our Galaxy.
I also love coffee, gardening, and the Pacific Northwest.