Curriculum Vitae

Most up-to-date publications list:




UC Santa Cruz
Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics
1156 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95064


University of California, Los Angeles

Ph.D. in Astronomy, September 2018
M.S. in Astronomy, June 2014
Dissertation: Characterizing Low-mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs and Upgrading NIRSPEC
Advisors: Profs. Ian McLean and Mike Fitzgerald

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

B.S. in Physics, B.A. in French, May 2012
Senior Thesis: Optical Design of a Red-Sensitive Spectrograph
Advisors: Profs. Darren DePoy and Jennifer Marshall
Magna Cum Laude, Undergraduate Research Scholar


51 Pegasi b Fellow, UC Santa Cruz, 2021 – current
NSF Astronomy & Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Santa Cruz, 2018 – 2021
UC Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Santa Cruz, 2018 – 2020
Keck Visiting Scholar, W. M. Keck Observatory, August-October 2018

Awards & Honors

UCLA Dissertation Year Fellowship, 2017-2018
NASA Group Achievement Award, 2017
Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Award, 2017
IPAC Visiting Graduate Student Fellowship, January – July 2016
Bachmann Instrumentation Fellowship, March – September 2015