Where Are They Now (2000-2009)

Alumni from the UW-Madison Astronomy Department have moved on to positions in research, administration, and beyond. A list of Ph.D. graduates of the Department is provided below.

2010-present

2000-2009

  • Hole, Karen T.; Ph.D.: 2009; Advisor: Gallagher; Current Position: Visiting Professor, Weber State University
  • Nelson, Thomas J.; Ph.D.: 2009; Advisor: Marina Orio; Current Position: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Murphy, Nicholas A.; Ph.D.: 2009; Advisor: Zweibel; Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
  • Devine, Kathryn E.; Ph.D.: 2009; Advisor: Churchwell; Current Position: Assistant Professor, Dept of Physics, College of Idaho
  • Westfall, Kyle B.; Ph.D.: 2009; Advisor: Bershady; Current Position: NSF International Research Fellow, University of Groningen (Kapteyn Astronomical Institute)
  • Freeland, Emily E.; Ph.D.: 2009; Advisor: Wilcots; Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Texas A&M
  • Povich, Matthew S.; Ph.D.: 2009; Advisor: Churchwell; Current Position: NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Pennsylvania State University
  • Dellenbusch, Kate E.; Ph.D.: 2008; Advisor: Gallagher; Current Position: Academic Staff, Bowling Green State University (Ohio)
  • Kepley, Amanda A.; Ph.D.: 2008; Advisor: Wilcots; Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Virginia/NRAO
  • Doane, Nathaniel E.; Ph.D.: 2007; Advisor: Wilcots; Current Position: Epic Systems
  • Bethell, Thomas J.; Ph.D.: 2006; Advisor: Zweibel; Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Michigan
  • Crawford, Steven M.; Ph.D.: 2006; Advisor: Bershady; Current Position: Observatory Staff, Southern African Large Telescope Observatory
  • Esquivel Salazar, Jose A.; Ph.D.: 2005; Advisor: Lazarian; Current Position: Assistant Professor, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  • Fox, Andrew J.; Ph.D.: 2005; Advisor: Savage; Current Position: ESO Fellow, Santiago, Chile
  • Meibom, Soeren C.; Ph.D.: 2005; Advisor: Mathieu; Current Position: Staff Scientist, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
  • Wehner, Elizabeth M.; Ph.D.: 2005; Advisor: Gallagher; Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, McMaster University (Ontario)
  • Yan, Huirong; Ph.D.: 2005; Advisor: Lazarian; Current Position: Assistant Professor, Kavli Institute, Peking (China)
  • Madsen, Gregory J.; Ph.D.: 2004; Advisor: Barger; Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Sydney
  • Watson, Christopher G.; Ph.D.: 2004; Advisor: Churchwell; Current Position: Assistant Professor, Manchester College (Indiana)
  • Gomez-Reyes, Gilberto C.; Ph.D.: 2003; Advisor: Cox; Current Position: Observatory Staff, Centro de Radioastrono’a y Astro’sica, UNAM
  • Homeier, Nicole L.; Ph.D.: 2003; Advisor: Gallagher; Current Position: Private industry
  • Steffen, Aaron T.; Ph.D.: 2003; Advisor: Barger; Current Position: Assistant Professor, UW-Marathon County
  • Hoffman, Jennifer L.; Ph.D.: 2002; Advisor: Nordsieck; Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Denver
  • Miller, Nathan A.; Ph.D.: 2002; Advisor: Cassinelli; Current Position: Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
  • Conselice, Christopher J.; Ph.D.: 2001; Advisor: Gallagher; Current Position: Associate Professor and Reader, Dept of Astrophysics, Univ of Nottingham (UK)
  • Otte, Birgit; Ph.D.: 2001; Advisor: Reynolds; Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Michigan
  • Pisano, Daniel J.; Ph.D.: 2001; Advisor: Wilcots; Current Position: Assistant Professor, West Virginia
  • Dolan, Christopher J.; Ph.D.: 2000; Advisor: Mathieu; Current Position: Avid Technology, Inc., Madison, WI
  • Stassun, Keivan; Ph.D.: 2000; Advisor: Mathieu; Current Position: Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University

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