Education
Cornell University
PhD in Astronomy & Astrophysics, January 2010
Advisors: Martha Haynes & Riccardo Giovanelli
Dissertation: Environmental Influences on Dwarf Galaxy Evolution

Cornell University
M.S. in Astronomy & Astrophysics, October 2005

University of California, Berkeley
B.A. in Physics & Astrophysics, May 2003

Selected Research Experience
Staff Scientist/Adjunct Faculty, University of Virginia (2017 - present)
Staff Scientist, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (2015 - 2017)
ALMA Science Community Management Lead (2015 - 2017)
L'Oreal/AAAS For Women in Science Fellow, UVa & NRAO (2014 - 2015)
Research Associate, UVa (2012 - 2014)
Research Associate, Caltech (2009 - 2012)
Graduate Research Assistant, Cornell (2004 - 2009)
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (2002 - 2003)

Selected Awards & Honors
L'Oreal/UNESCO International Rising Talent ($15k, 2016)
L'Oreal USA For Women in Science Fellowship ($60k, 2014 - 2015)
Nucleus Grant to develop a proposed innovative course design teaching astronomy to non-scientists ($10k, 2015)
University of Virginia Postdoc Research Day Platform Talk First Prize ($1k, 2014)
New Horizons Grant for interdisciplinary work ($750, 2014)
NASA Commendation for Outstanding Public Service (2012)
Leister Peer-Awarded Fellowship for academic excellence & leadership ($1k, 2007)
Eleanor York Prize for excellence in research, teaching and service ($500, 2007)
Buttrick Crippen Fellowship for design & implementation of a proposed unique course design of a writing-based physics class for non-science majors ($65k, 2007 - 2008)
Alice Cook Award for improving the climate for women at Cornell (2007)
NASA Space Grant Graduate Fellowship ($60k, 2003-2004)

Successful PIed Observing Proposals
XMM Newton (Amount $45,000, 2016)
NuSTAR (230 ks; $36,477; 2015 - 2016)
ALMA (>15 hours in Cycle 0,1,2,3; ~$80k in student support; 2012 - 2016)
Magellan Baade (2 nights; 2015)
Arizona Radio Observatory Submillimeter Telescope (>115 hours; 2014 - 2015)
Jansky VLA (182 hours; 2014 - 2016)
Very Long Baseline Array (14 hours; 2014)
Green Bank Telescope (55 hours; 2013 - 2014)
CARMA (20 hours; 2014)
Arecibo Observatory (60 hours; 2013 - 2014)
Apache Point Observatory (4 nights; 2013 - 2014)
Australia Compact Array (24 hours; 2012)
Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (5 nights; 2012)
Palomar Hale Telescope (12 nights; 2009 - 2012)
Herschel OT2 (15 hours; 2012)
GALEX (>50 hours in Cycles 3,4,5; >$100k; lead co-I; 2007 - 2008)