School for Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University
660 S Mill Ave , STE 312
Tempe, Arizona, 85281 USA
Current Position Assistant Professor of Astrophysics at the School for Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University, 2015 - present
Previous Position Tenure-Track Assistant Astronomer at Lowell Observatory, 2011 - 2015
Previous Position Carnegie Fellow at the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution for Science, 2008 - 2011
Previous Position NRC/NASA Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2005-2008
Current Research Activities
Star-planet interactions as a probe of planetary and stellar magnetospheres.
Effects of stellar radiation on the formation, evolution, and habitability of planets.
The search for and characterization of disks and planets around young M dwarfs.
Gas emission from planetary atmospheres and debris disks.
Ph.D. in Astronomy, University of British Columbia, 2004
Chromospheric Activity Induced by Short-Period Planets; A Search for Modulation of Ca II H & K Emission.
Under the supervision of Prof. Gordon A.H. Walker
M.Sc. in Astronomy, University of British Columbia, 2000
Evolutionary and Pulsational Models of Metal-Poor Subdwarfs.
Under the supervision of Prof. Jaymie M. Matthews
First-class Combined Honors B.Sc. in Physics and Mathematics, Dalhousie University, 1998
Modeling the Evolution and Stellar Seismology of 51 Pegasi: Does the Planetary Companion Exist?
Under the supervision of Prof. David B. Guenther