When I am not building an instrument or analyzing data, I am an avid reader, knitter, crocheter, jewelry-maker, biker, and cat mom. My space cat, shown to the right, is a shy sweetie named Misty. My favorite color is clearly purple.



2009 - 2015

University of California Santa Cruz

Ph.D. in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Masters in Astronomy and Astrophysics


Outflows & Winds

Close Pairs of Supermassive Black Holes

2005 - 2009

University of Washington

Bachelor of Science in Astronomy and in Physics, minor in Mathematics

2015 - 2017

Max Planck Institute for Astronomy

Postdoctoral Researcher

2017 - Present

Carnegie Observatories

Instrumentation Fellow

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