Archive 1997 - 2000
CSWA Women in Astronomy

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Rachel L. Akeson
Miller Postdoctoral Fellow
Berkeley
601 Campbell Hall
Dept of Astronomy
Berkeley, CA 94538 US
Work: (510) 642-6931
Fax: (510) 642-3411
E-mail: rakeson@astro.berkeley.edu
Degree: 1996 Ph.D. Astronomy, CA Institute of Technology
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: Sub-mm; mm
Science Interest:Very Young Stars; Astronomical Instruments & Techniques


Susan Ames
Radioastronomy Institute
Auf dem Hugel 71
53121 Bonn, Germany
Work: +49-228-373286
Fax:
E-mail: sames@astro.uni-bonn.de
Degree: 1972 Ph.D. Astrophysics, U. Cal, Berkeley
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory
Wavelength: All; Non-Applicable
Science Interest:Interstellar Medium; Large Scale Structure; Early Universe; Cosmic Rays; Particles and Fields


Sara Marguerite Anderson
Archive Specialist
Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21218 USA
Work: (410) 338-4451
Fax:
E-mail: smanders@stsci.edu
Degree: 1997 B.S. Physics, Guilford College
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution;
Research Type: Programming;
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR;
Science Interest:Stellar Populations; Normal Galaxies; Astronomy Education;
Sara Marguerite Anderson - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Stellar Formation Activity in Im NGC 4449- Thesis defense & AAS poster presentation Any Level
2. Galactic Morphology: Astrophysics course lecture University


Martina Belz Arndt
Graduate Student/Research Assistant
University Of New Hampshire
Space Science Center
Morse Hall
Durham, NH 03824 USA
Work: (603) 862-1492
Fax: (603) 862-4685
E-mail: marndt@comptel.sr.unh.edu
Degree: 1997 M.S. Physics, UNH
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Programming
Wavelength: Gamma Ray; X-Ray; UV; Radio
Science Interest:Solar; Astronomy Education
Martina Belz Arndt - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. The Scale of the Solar System General


E. Athanassoula
Astronomer
Observatoire de Marseille
2, Place Le verrier
13248 Marseille Cedex 04, France
Work: 33 4 95 04 41 10
Fax: 33 4 91 62 11 90
E-mail: lia@obmara.cnrs-mrs.fr
Degree: 1974 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Thesaloniki
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Observatory
Research Type: Theory; Programming
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; mm; Radio
Science Interest:Planetary; Extra Solar Planets; Globular Clusters; Interstellar Medium; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Intergalactic Medium; Computational Astrophysics; Women in Astronomy
E. Athanassoula - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Interacting galaxies University
2. N-body simulations of stellar systems University
3. Barred galaxies University


Joanne M. Attridge
Postdoctoral Fellow
MIT Haystack Observatory
Off Route 40
Westford, MA 01886-1299 USA
Work: (781) 981-5193
Fax: (781) 981-0590
E-mail: jattridge@haystack.mit.edu
Degree: 1998 Ph.D. Physics/Astronomy, Brandeis University
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Observatory
Research Type: Experiment; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: mm; Radio
Science Interest:Active/Interacting Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Quasar Absorption Lines; Relativistic Astrophysics; Astronomy Education; Blazars, VLBI Polarimetry


Amanda Caroline Baker
Chercheuse/Ingenieur
Service d'Astrophysique, CEA Saclay
L'Orme des Merisiers Bat. 709
F91191 Gif-sur-Yvette CEDEX, France Work: +33 1 69 08 43 29
Fax: +33 1 69 08 65 77
E-mail: baker@discovery.saclay.cea.fr
Degree: 1996 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, Institute of Astronomy and Magdalene College, University of Cambridge
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Mid IR; Near IR; Optical; (X-Ray)
Science Interest:Active/Interacting Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Computational Astrophysics


Sallie L. Baliunas
Astrophysicist
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
MS 15
60 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 US
Work: (617) 495-7415
Fax: (617) 495-7049
E-mail: baliunas@cfa.harvard.edu
Degree: 1980 Ph.D. Astrophysics, Harvard University
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory; Government
Research Type: Experiment; Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Extra Solar Planets; Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Interiors; Stellar Evolution; Variables; Binaries; Galactic/Open Clusters; Globular Clusters; Stellar Populations; Milky Way; Instruments & Techniques; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education
Sallie L. Baliunas - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Surface Magnetism in Sunlike Stars; Sunlike Stars with Planets Any Level
2. Mount Wilson Observatory General


Nadine G. Barlow
Instructor of Astronomy and Director, UCF Robinson Observatory
University of Central Florida
Department of Physics
Orlando, FL 32816 USA
Work: (407) 823-0251
Fax: (407) 823-5112
E-mail: ngb@physics.ucf.edu
Degree: 1987 Ph.D. Planetary Sciences, Univ. Arizona
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR
Science Interest: Planetary; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education
Nadine G. Barlow - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Guided Tour of the Solar System Any Level
2. Past and Future Exploration of Mars Any Level
3. Impact Cratering and the Geologic Evolution of the Solar System Any Level


Pauline Barmby
Graduate Student
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden St. MS 10
Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
Work:
Fax:
E-mail: pbarmby@cfa.harvard.edu
Degree: 1995 B.S. Physics/Astronomy, U. of British Columbia
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Stellar Evolution; Globular Clusters; Normal Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies


Wendy Hagen Bauer
Professor of Astronomy
Wellesley College
Wellesley MA 02481 USA
Work: (781) 283-2707
Fax: (781) 283-3667
E-mail: wbauer@wellesley.edu
Degree: 1977 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Hawaii
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Mid IR
Science Interest:Stellar Atmospheres; Variables; Binaries
Wendy Hagen Bauer - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Mass transfer in the Interacting Binary VV Cephei Any Level
2. Red Giants, White Dwarfs, and Black Holes: the Life History of a Star General
3. The Search for Extraterrestrial Life General


Jill Bechtold
Associate Professor
Steward Observatory University of Arizona
933 N. Cherry Ave
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721 USA
Work:
Fax:
E-mail: jbechtold@as.arizona.edu
Degree: 1985 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Arizona
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: Gamma Ray; X-Ray; UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio; All
Science Interest:Interstellar Medium; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Quasar Absorption Lines; Large Scale Structure; Intergalactic Medium; Early Universe; Extragalactic Lensing; Instruments & Techniques


Sara C. Beck
Senior Lecturer
Tel Aviv University
Astronomy Department
Tel Aviv University
Ramat Aviv, Israel 69978 Israel
Work: 972-3-6408729
Fax: 972-3-6408179
E-mail: sara@wise6.tau.ac.il
Degree: 1981 Ph.D. Physics, University of Cal, Berkeley
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest:Very Young Stars; Stellar Jets; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Molecular Clouds; HII Regions; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; History of Astronomy; Astronomy Education


S. Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Prof of Physics and Chair of Dept
The Open University
Dept of Physics
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA
United Kingdom
Work: +44 1908 653229
Fax: +44 1908 654192
E-mail: s.j.b.burnell@open.ac.uk
Degree: 1969 Ph.D. Astrophysics, University of Cambridge
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Gamma Ray; X-Ray; Near IR; Mid IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest:Degenerate Stars; Binaries; Stellar Jets; SN, SNR; Gamma-Ray Bursts; Relativistic Astrophysics; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education
S. Jocelyn Bell Burnell - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Cygnus X-3 University
2. In pursuit of pulsars - 30 years on Any Level
3. Cosmic explosions and the creation of the elements General


Priscilla J. Benson
Professor of Astronomy
Wellesley College
Whitin Observatory
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481-8203 USA
Work: (781) 283-2706
Fax: (781) 283-3667
E-mail: pbenson@wellesley.edu
Degree: 1983 Ph.D. Astrophysics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Experiment; Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; mm; Radio
Science Interest:Stellar Evolution; Variables; Binaries; Very Young Stars; Star Formation; Molecular Clouds; SN, SNR


Karen S. Bjorkman
Assistant Professor of Astronomy
University of Toledo
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
Ritter Observatory
Toledo, OH 43606-3390 USA
Work: (419) 530-2613
Fax: (419) 530-2723
E-mail: karen@astro.utoledo.edu
Degree: 1989 Ph.D. Astrophysics, University of Colorado
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest: Stellar Atmospheres; Variables; Very Young Stars; Stellar Jets; Instruments & Techniques; Astronomy Education
Karen S. Bjorkman - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Astronomy from the Space Shuttle - The Astro Observatory Any Level
2. Circumstellar Envelopes of Hot Stars University


Francesca R. Boffi
Data Analyst II
Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 S. Martin Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218 USA
Work: (410) 338-5033
Fax: (410) 338-5090
E-mail: boffi@stsci.edu
Degree: 1998 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, Universita di Bologna, Italy
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Radio
Science Interest: Stellar Evolution, Degenerate Stars, Binaries, Planetary Nebulae, SN, SNR, Normal Galaxies, Instruments & Techniques
Francesca R. Boffi - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Raio Emission from Type Ia Supernovae as a Test of Symbiotic-Star Progenitor Systems University
2. The Search for Light Echoes from Historical Supernovae as a New Geometric Method
to determine Extra-Galactic Distances
University


Amanda S. Bosh
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Lowell Observatory
1400 W. Mars Hill Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86001-4499 USA
Work: (520) 774-3358
Fax: (520) 774-6296
E-mail: amanda@lowell.edu
Degree: 1994 Ph.D. Planetary Sciences, MIT
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Planetary; Instruments & Techniques; Planetary Rings


Tereasa G. Brainerd
Assistant Professor
Boston University
Department of Astronomy
725 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215 USA
Work: (617) 353-6646
Fax:
E-mail: tgb@komodo.bu.edu
Degree: 1992 Ph.D. Astronomy, The Ohio State University
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory
Wavelength: None Given
Science Interest: Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Large Scale Structure; Extragalactic Lensing; Computational Astrophysics


Beth A. Brown
NRC Research Associate
National Research Council/NASA Goddard
Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 631
Greenbelt, MD 20771 US
Work: 301-286-4132
Fax: 301-286-1771
E-mail: Beth.Brown@gsfc.nasa.gov
Degree: 1998 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Michigan
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Laboratory
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; Optical
Science Interest:Interstellar Medium, Normal Galaxies, Astronomy Education


Leslie F. Brown
Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy
Director of Olin and Clark Observatories
Connecticut College
Box 5361
270 Mohegan Ave.
New London, CT 06320 US
Work: (860) 439-2345
Fax: (860) 439-5011
E-mail: lfbro@conncoll.edu
Degree: 1992 Ph.D. Physics/Astronomy, Brandeis University
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation;
Wavelength: Optical; Radio;
Science Interest:Active/Interacting Galaxies; Instruments & Techniques; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education


Bonnie J. Buratti
Research Scientist
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4800 Oak Grove Dr.
Mailstop 183-501
Pasadena, CA 91109 US
Work: (818)354-7427
Fax: (81*)354-0966
E-mail: buratti@jplpds.jpl.nasa.gov
Degree: 1983 Ph.D. Astronomy, Cornell University
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: NASA Center
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR
Science Interest:Planetary; Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Astronomy Education
Bonnie J. Buratti - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Cassini: Mission to the Ringed Planet Any Level
2. Faster, better, cheaper: small missions to explore the Solar System Any Level
3. Iceballs in space: the satellites of the giant planets Any Level


Nuria Calvet
Visiting Scientist
Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden St, MS 42
Cambridge, MA 02138
Work: (617) 496-7657
Fax: (617) 495-7345
E-mail: ncalvet@cfa.harvard.edu
Degree: June 1981 Ph.D. Astronomy, UC Berkeley
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Theory
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm
Science Interest:Very Young Stars
Nuria Calvet - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. The structure and evolution of disks around T Tauri stars University


Marcella Carollo
Hubble Fellow
Johns Hopkins University
Department of Physics and Astronomy
503 Bloomberg Center
Baltimore, MD 21218 USA
Work: (410) 516-8093
Fax:
E-mail: marci@pha.jhu.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Astrophysics,
Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 1993
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR
Science Interest: Normal Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies


Merri Sue Carter
Astronomer
U. S. Naval Observatory
3450 Mass Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20392 USA
Work: (202) 762-1434
Fax: (202) 762-1563
E-mail: msc@maia.usno.navy.mil
Degree: 1999 M.S. Computer Science, U of Maryland
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Observation; Programming
Wavelength: Radio
Science Interest:Earth Orientation/GPS


Nancy J. Chanover
Postdoctoral Research Associate
National Research Council/Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 690
Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771 USA
Work: (301) 286-6674
Fax: (301) 286-1629
E-mail: Nancy.Chanover@gsfc.nasa.gov
Degree: 1997 Ph.D. Astronomy, New Mexico State University
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Laboratory
Research Type: Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Mid IR
Science Interest: Planetary; Extra Solar Planets; Astronomical Instruments & Techniques


Marilyn Henry Childs
Archaeoastronomy Resource Spcl
Adjunct Professor Seattle Pac University
P.O. Box 1012
Bothell, WA 98041 USA
Work: (425) 488-3805
Fax: (425) 489-1479
E-mail: mufonwa@pdsnorth.com
Degree: 1985 U. of Washington-Seattle
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Astronomy Education
Wavelength: Non-Applicable
Science Interest:Instruments & Techniques; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education; Archaeoastronomy
Marilyn Henry Childs - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Technology of ancient telescope making. First to propose ancient Mayan and Canadian Indians
had primitive reflector telescopes.
Any Level
2. Survey on Archaeoastronomy, from a global perscective. Expert on ancient calendars
and telescopes.
Any Level
3. Ancient calendars from around the globe. Cites over twelve ancient civiliztions and their similar
references to constellations and oral traditions and calendars, with special emphasis on Chinese
and Mayan.
Any Level


Carol A. Christian
Director, Office of Public Outreach
Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218 USA
Work: (410) 338-4764
Fax: (410) 338 4579
E-mail: carolc@stsci.edu
Degree: 1978 Ph.D. Physics/Astronomy, Boston University
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Experiment; Instructional Technology
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR
Science Interest: Galactic/Open Clusters; Globular Clusters; Stellar Populations; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Instruments & Techniques; Information Technology


You-Hua Chu
Professor
University of Illinois
Astronomy Dept, U. of Illinois
1002 W. Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801 USA
Work: 217-333-5535
Fax: 217-244-7638
E-mail: chu@astro.uiuc.edu
Degree: 1981 Ph.D. Astronomy, Univ. of California, Berkeley
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical; Near IR; mm; Radio; All
Science Interest:Interstellar Medium, Star Formation, HII Regions, Planetary Nebulae, SN, SNR, Normal Galaxies
You-Hua Chu - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Bubbles That Stars Blow Any Level
2. The Multiple Phases of the Interstellar Medium Any Level
3. Having Fun with HST Photography General


Christine M. Clement
Lecturer
University of Toronto
Department of Astronomy,
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H8 Canada
Work: (416) 978-2204
Fax:
E-mail: cclement@astro.utoronto.ca
Degree: 1967 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Toronto
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical
Science Interest:Stellar Evolution; Variables; Globular Clusters; Milky Way
Christine M. Clement - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. RR Lyrae Stars in Globular Clusters University


Judith G. Cohen
Professor of Astronomy
California Institute of Technology
Mail Code 105-24
Pasadena, California 91125 USA
Work: (626) 395-4005
Fax: (626) 568-1517
E-mail: jlc@astro.caltech.edu
Degree: 1971 Ph.D. Astronomy, Caltech
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Observation; Programming; Instrumentation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Interiors; Stellar Evolution; Globular Clusters; Interstellar Medium; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Large Scale Structure; Extragalactic Lensing; Instruments & Techniques
Judith G. Cohen - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. The Design, Construction, and Use of the Keck Telescopes General
2. Large Scale Structure at High Redshifts University
3. The Globular Cluster System of M87 University


Randi Lynn Cohen
Graduate Student
UC Santa Cruz
Lick Observatory - Kerr Hall
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 USA
Work: (408) 459-4485
Fax:
E-mail: randi@ucolick.org
Degree: 2000 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Optical
Science Interest: Planetary; Extra Solar Planets; Very Young Stars; Globular Clusters; Star Formation; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Astronomy Education
Randi Lynn Cohen - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Distribution of Stellar Populations in the Core of Globular Cluster M13 University
2. Astronomy: What are the "big questions" in astronomy?
What does an astronomer do all day?
General


Francoise Combes
Astronomer
Observatoire de Paris
61 Av de l'Observatoire
Paris, France F-75 014 FRANCE
Work: 33-1-4051 2077
Fax: 33-1-4051-2002
E-mail: bottaro@obspm.fr
Degree: 1980 Ph.D. Astrophysics, Observatoire de Paris
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest: Globular Clusters; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Molecular Clouds; HII Regions; Atomic Clouds; Gravitational Lensing; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Quasar Absorption Lines; Large Scale Structure; Intergalactic Medium; Extragalactic Lensing; Computational Astrophysics; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy;
Francoise Combes - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Barred and Ringed Galaxies Any Level
2. Fractal Structure of Molecular Clouds Any Level
3. Quasar Absorption Lines Any Level


Caroline V. Cox
Research Assistant Professor
University of Virginia
Astronomy Department
University Station, P.O. Box 3818
Charlottesville, VA 22903 USA
Work: (804) 924-4888
Fax:
E-mail: cvc3f@virginia.edu
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Michigan
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; Optical; Far IR
Science Interest: Interstellar Medium; Normal Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; Astronomy Education


Nahide G. Craig
Assistant Research Astronomer
Center for EUVE Astrophysics
UC Berkeley
2150 Kittredge St.
Berkeley, CA 94703 USA
Work: (510) 643-7273
Fax: (510) 645-5660
E-mail: ncraig@cea.berkeley.edu
Degree: 1970 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Trieste, Italy
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation; EUVE Observatory/Mission
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical
Science Interest:Extra Solar Planets; Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Interiors; Stellar Evolution; Degenerate Stars; Variables; Binaries; Very Young Stars; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Stellar Populations; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Extreme Ultraviolet Astrophysics


Kimberly E. Cyr
Space Scientist
NASA Johnson Space Center
SN2/Planetary Science Branch
NASA Johnson Space Center
Houston, TX 77058 USA
Work: (281)483-5331
Fax: (281)483-1573
E-mail: kimberly.e.cyr1@jsc.nasa.gov
Degree: 1998 Ph.D. Planetary Sciences, University of Arizona
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Research Institution; Laboratory; Government
Research Type: Theory; Programming
Wavelength: Non-Applicable
Science Interest: Planetary; Asteroids, Comets, Meteors


Noella L. D'Cruz
Graduate Student
University of Virginia
Astronomy Department
P.O.Box 3818
Charlottesville, VA 22903 USA
Work: (804) 924-4907
Fax: (804) 924-3104
E-mail: nld2n@virginia.edu
Degree: Jan 1998 anticipated Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Virginia
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical
Science Interest: Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Interiors; Stellar Evolution; Galactic/Open Clusters; Globular Clusters


Aimee K. D'Onofrio
Undergraduate
Univ of Michigan
1057 Dennison
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1090 USA
Work: (313) 764-3440
Fax: (313) 763-6317
E-mail: aimeed@astro.lsa.umich.edu
Degree: 1998 B.S. Physics/Astronomy, Univ of Michigan
Current Appointment: Undergraduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Experiment; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: Gamma Ray; X-Ray
Science Interest:Gamma-Ray Bursts


M. Chantale Damas
Assistant Professor of Physics
Long Island University - Brooklyn
Physics Department
1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201 USA
Work: (718) 488-1475
Fax: (718) 488-1465
E-mail: MDAMAS305@AOL.COM
Degree: 1993 Ph.D. Physics/Astronomy, UC San Diego
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory
Wavelength: Non-Applicable
Science Interest:Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Stellar Evolution; Normal Galaxies; Astronomy Education
M. Chantale Damas - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Women In Science General


Duilia F. de Mello
Post Doc
Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218 USA
Work: (410) 338-4896
Fax: (410) 338-5090
E-mail: demello@stsci.edu
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astrophysics, IAG-USP/Brazil
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR; Far IR; mm; Radio
Science Interest: Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Evolution; Molecular Clouds; HII Regions; SN, SNR; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies
Duilia F. de Mello - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. From Stars to Galaxies General
2. Galaxy Formation versus Galaxy Evolution Any Level
3. Environmenatl Effects in Galaxies Any Level


Helene Di Nella-Courtois
Maitre de Conference - Univ. Lyon1
CRAL-Observatoire de Lyon
9 av. Charles Andre
St Genis Laval, 69561 France
Work: +33 4 78 86 85 24
Fax: +33 4 78 86 83 86
E-mail: courtois@obs.univ-lyon1.fr
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astrophysics, Univ. Grenoble 1 (France) and Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Radio
Science Interest:Large Scale Structure
Helene Di Nella-Courtois - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Cartography of the Universe Any Level
2. Scale invariance in galaxy clustering University
3. Large scale structures General


Megan Donahue
Assistant Astronomer/Archive Scientist
Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218 USA
Work: (410) 338-4701
Fax: (410) 338-4717
E-mail: donahue@stsci.edu
Degree: 1990 Ph.D. Astrophysics,
University of Colorado
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Observatory
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: All
Science Interest: Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Quasar Absorption Lines; Large Scale Structure; Intergalactic Medium; Gravitational Lensing by Extragalactic Sources; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education
Megan Donahue - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Dark Matter in the Universe General
2. X-ray Clusters of Galaxies: Evolution and Implications for Cosmology University
3. Nebular Emission Lines from Cluster Cooling Flow Nebulae:
Abundances,Dust, and Heat Sources
University


Deborah Dultzin-Hacyan
Professor
Instituto de Astronomia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Inst. de Astronomia, UNAM Apdo. 70-264 CU
Mexico D. F., 04510 MEXICO
Work: (525) 622-3906
Fax: (525) 616-0653
E-mail: deborah@astroscu.unam.mx
Degree: 1986 Ph.D. Astronomy, Universite Paris 7 (Sorbone)
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: All
Science Interest: Gravitational Lensing by Galactic Sources; Active/Interacting Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Quasar Absorption Lines; Gravitational Lensing by Extragalactic Sources; Gamma-Ray Bursts; Relativistic Astrophysics; Women in Astronomy


Ruth Durrer
Professor
Universite de Geneve
24, Quai E. Ansermet
CH-1211 Geneve, Switzerland
Geneve, CH-1211 Switzerland
Work: ++41 22 702 6884
Fax: ++41 22 702 6870
E-mail: durrer@amorgos.unige.ch
Degree: 1988 PhD Ph.D. Other Physical Science, Univ. Zurich, CH
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory
Wavelength: mm; Radio; Non-Applicable
Science Interest:Large Scale Structure; Early Universe; Particles and Fields; Relativistic Astrophysics; CMB anisotropies
Ruth Durrer - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Anisotropies in the Cosmic Micorwave Background University
2. Topological Defects and the Formation of Structure in the Universe University
3. Cosmology: A window to the physics at very high energies General


Barbara L. Eckstein
Graduate Student/Florida Space Grant Fellow
University of Florida
211 SSRB
Gaineville, FL 32611 USA
Work: (352) 392-2052
Fax: (352) 392-5089
E-mail: eck@astro.ufl.edu
Degree: 2000 Ph.D. Astronomy, UF
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution;
Research Type: Theory; Programming;
Wavelength: Non-Applicable;
Science Interest:Large Scale Structure; Early Universe; Particles and Fields; Computational Astrophysics; Relativistic Astrophysics;
Barbara L. Eckstein - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Particle Creation Via Parametric Resonance in Post-Inflation Cosmology University
2. Chaos and complexity University
3. Compression of Artificial Satellite Orbits University


Suzan Edwards
Professor of Astronomy
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063 USA
Work: (413) 585-3800
Fax: (413) 585-3786
E-mail: sedwards@smith.edu
Degree: 1980 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Hawaii
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: All
Science Interest:Stellar Evolution; Very Young Stars; Stellar Jets; Star Formation; Astronomy Education


Jean A. Eilek
Professor
New Mexico Tech
801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87801 USA
Work: (505) 835-5328
Fax: (505) 835-5707
E-mail: jeilek@aoc.nrao.edu
Degree: 1975 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of British Columbia, Canada
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory
Wavelength: X-Ray; Radio
Science Interest: Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; Intergalactic Medium; Radio Galaxies; Plasma Astrophysics; Pulsars


Debra Meloy Elmegreen
Professor
Vassar College
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Box 278
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604-0278 USA
Work: (914) 437-7356
Fax: (914) 437-5995
E-mail: elmegreen@vaxsar.vassar.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Astronomy, Harvard University 1979
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; mm; Radio
Science Interest: Star Formation; Molecular Clouds; Atomic Clouds; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies
Debra Meloy Elmegreen - Sample Talk Titles: Audience Level:
1. Pinwheels in the Sky - The Structure of Spiral Galaxies Any Level
2. Galaxies in Collision Any Level
3. Cosmic Fireworks - Star Formation and Starbursts Any Level


Jayanne English
Post-doctoral Fellow
Queen's University Astronomy Research Group
Queen's University
Physics Dept., Stirling Hall
Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6 Canada
Work: (613) 545-6000 ext. 4781
Fax: (613) 545-6463
E-mail: english@astro.queensu.ca
Degree: 1994 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics,
Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Radio
Science Interest: Globular Clusters; Interstellar Medium; HII Regions; Milky Way; Active/Interacting Galaxies
Jayanne English - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Modern Sketches of the Celestial Sphere (Visualization Techniques in Astronomy) General
2. Gas Dynamics and Globular Cluster Formation in Interacting Galaxies University
3. Dissolving the Boundary Between Art and Science: Workshops facilitating
collaborations between artists and scientists. (See the SoftCopy/HardCopy
events on my website for examples.)
Interactive


Kimberly Ann Ennico
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Steward Observatory
University of Arizona

933 N Cherry Ave
Tucson, Arizona 85721 USA
Work: (520) 621-5688
Fax: (520) 621-9555
E-mail: kennico@as.arizona.edu
Degree: 1998 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory; Laboratory
Research Type: Experiment; Observation; Programming; Instrumentation
Wavelength: Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR
Science Interest:Extra Solar Planets; High Redshift Galaxies; Instruments & Techniques; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy
Kimberly Ann Ennico - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Instrumentation technques in astronomy-the instruments behind the observers General
2. Faint object near infrared instrumentation-OH suppression techniques University


Ronna B. Erickson
Research Engineer
University of Massachusetts
Five College Radio Astronomy Observatory
Radio Astronomy, 619 LGRT
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003 USA
Work: (413) 545-2764
Fax: (413) 545-4223
E-mail: erickson@fcrao1.phast.umass.edu
Degree: 1980 B.S. Physics/Astronomy, UMass
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Observatory; Laboratory
Research Type: Instrumentation
Wavelength: Sub-mm; mm
Science Interest:Instruments & Techniques
Ronna B. Erickson - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. What do Astronomy Instrument Builders do? (How do they decide what instrument
to build and what performance specifications to meet? How do they execute their
designs. What factors must they take into account when designing their instrument.)
General
2. Lab/Radio Telescope tour---How does the Instrument Builder evaluate the
performance of the instrument?
Interactive


Karin M. Eriksson
Graduate Student
Uppsala Astronomical Observatory
Box 515
S-75120 Uppsala Sweden
Work: +46 18 508331
Fax: +46 18 527583
E-mail: Karin.Eriksson@astro.uu.se
Degree: 1997 M.S. Physics/Astronomy, Uppsala University
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: Optical; Mid IR; Far IR
Science Interest:Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Interiors; Stellar Evolution; Degenerate Stars; Variables; Interstellar Medium; Stellar Populations; Planetary Nebulae; Milky Way; Computational Astrophysics; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education


Jacqueline Fischer
Astrophysicist
Naval Research Laboratory
Remote Sensing Division, Code 7217
4555 Overlook Ave SW
Washington, DC 20375-5351 USA
Remote Sensing Division, Code 7217,
4555 Overlook Ave SW
Washington, DC 20375-5351
Work: (202) 767-3058
Fax: (202) 404-8894
E-mail: jfischer@irfp8.nrl.navy.mil
Degree: 1981 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution; Laboratory
Research Type: Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; All
Science Interest:Very Young Stars; Stellar Jets; Star Formation; Stellar Populations; Molecular Clouds; HII Regions; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies
Jacqueline Fischer - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Probing the Dusty Nuclei of Merging Galaxies University


Kathryn A. Flanagan
Astrophysicist
MIT Center for Space Research
MIT NE80-6081 77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139 USA
Work: (617) 258-7324
Fax: (617) 253-8084
E-mail: kaf@space.mit.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Physics, MIT 1990
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Instrumentation; Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray
Science Interest: X-Ray Astronomical Instruments & Techniques; SN, SNR; Interstellar Medium
Kathryn A. Flanagan - Sample Talk Titles: Audience Level:
1. X-Ray Satellites: A Rocket Scientist Tells All General


Prudence N. Foster
Postdoc
Okayama university
ISEI
Okayama University
Misasa, Tottori-ken 682-01 Japan
Work: 81-858-43-1215
Fax: 81-858-43-3450
E-mail: pru@misasa.okayama-u.ac.jp
Degree: 1993 Ph.D. Astrophysics, University of Virginia
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution;
Research Type: Theory; Programming
Wavelength: Non-Applicable
Science Interest: Solar; Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Star Formation; Computational Astrophysics


Lisa M. Frattare
Outreach Scientist
Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218 USA
Work: (410) 338-4724
Fax: (410) 338-5090
E-mail: frattare@stsci.edu
Degree: M.A. Astronomy, Wesleyan University 1996
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation; Programming
Wavelength: Optical; Radio
Science Interest: Active/Interacting Galaxies; Galaxy Surveys: (ELG, Radio); Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education; Image Processing

Lisa M. Frattare - Sample Talk Titles: Audience Level:
1. Image Processing for the HST - Hubble Heritage ProjectAny Level


Vanessa C. Galarza
Graduate Student
New Mexico State University
PO Box 30001, Dept 4500
Las Cruces, NM 88003 USA
Work: (505) 646-2613
Fax:
E-mail: vgalarza@nmsu.edu
Degree: 2000 Ph.D. Astronomy, NMSU
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR; Radio
Science Interest: Stellar Evolution; Very Young Stars; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Stellar Populations; HII Regions; Planetary Nebulae; SN, SNR; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education


Evalyn I. Gates
Director of Astronomy
Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum
1300 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605 USA
Work: 312/322-0333
Fax:
E-mail: gates@oddjob.uchicago.edu
Degree: 1990 Ph.D. Physics, Case Western Reserve University
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Planetarium/Museum
Research Type: Theory
Wavelength:
Science Interest:Milky Way; Large Scale Structure; Early Universe; Particles and Fields


Marla Geha
Graduate Student
New Mexico State University
Box 30001, Dept. 4500
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001 USA
Work: (505) 646-2567
Fax:
E-mail: mgeha@nmsu.edu
Degree: 2000 Ph.D. Astronomy, NMSU
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Globular Clusters; Star Formation; Stellar Populations; Normal Galaxies
Marla Geha - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Stellar Populations in the LMC Field University


Sarah E. Gibson
NRC Research Associate
NASA Goddard / National Research Council
Code 682, NASA GSFC
Greenbelt, MD 20771 USA
Work: (301) 286-4586
Fax: (301) 286-1617
E-mail: gibson@serts.gsfc.nasa.gov
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astrophysics, University of Colorado, Boulder
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Research Institution; Laboratory
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical; Radio
Science Interest: Solar; Astronomy Education
Sarah E. Gibson - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Genetic Algorithms: Applications to Solar Coronal Modeling University
2. Whole Sun Month: The Solar Corona as Observed by the SOHO Satellite and Other Instruments Any Level
3. Presenting a Three-dimensional, Analytic, MHD Model of a Coronal Mass Ejection University


Andrea M. Ghez
Associate Professor
Univeristy of California Los Angeles
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Box 951562
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1562 USA
Work: (310) 206-0420
Fax: (310) 206-2096
E-mail: ghez@astro.ucla.edu
Degree: 1993 Ph.D. Physics, California Institute of Technology
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Mid IR
Science Interest:Binaries; Very Young Stars; Galactic/Open Clusters; Star Formation; Milky Way; Instruments & Techniques
Andrea M. Ghez - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Observing the Fastest Moving Stars in our Galaxy: Evidence for a Massive Central Blackhole Any Level
2. Where are All the Young Single Stars? Any Level
3. The Effects of Young Companions Stars on the Potential for Planetary Formation University


Diane M. Gilmore
Research Assistant
Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21218 USA
Work: (410) 338-4947
Fax: (410) 338-5090
E-mail: dgilmore@stsci.edu
Degree: M.A. Astronomy, Univ. of Virgina 1985
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation; Programming
Wavelength: X-Ray; Optical; Near IR; Radio
Science Interest: Planetary; Extra Solar Planets; SN, SNR; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Astronomy Education


Alyssa A. Goodman
Associate Professor
Harvard University
60 Garden Street
Mail Stop 42
Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
Work: (617) 495-9278
Fax: (617) 495-7345
E-mail: agoodman@cfa.harvard.edu
Degree: 1989 Ph.D. Physics, Harvard University
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest:Very Young Stars; Stellar Jets; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Molecular Clouds; HII Regions; Atomic Clouds; Milky Way; magnetic fields


Meghan Gray
Institute of Astronomy
Cambridge University

Madingley Road
Cambridge, CB3 0DS UK
Work: 44 1223 337504
Fax: 44 1223 337523
E-mail: meg@ast.cam.ac.uk
Degree: 2000 Ph.D. Astronomy, Cambridge University
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Clusters of GalaxiesHigh Redshift GalaxiesLarge Scale StructureExtragalactic LensingInstruments & TechniquesHistory of AstronomyWomen in AstronomyAstronomy Education


Eva K. Grebel
Postdoc
Lick Observatory/ UC Santa Cruz
UCO/Lick Observatory
UCSC, Kerr Hall
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 USA
Work: (408) 459-5008
Fax: (408) 426-3115
E-mail: grebel@ucolick.org
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Bonn
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Stellar Evolution; Galactic/Open Clusters; Globular Clusters; Star Formation; Stellar Populations; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies
Eva K. Grebel - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Star Formation Histories of Local Group Dwarf Galaxies University
2. The Recent Star Formation History of LMC and SMC (incl. animations) University


Laura Grego
Graduate Student
CA Institute of Technology
Resident at University of Chicago
Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics
5640 S. Ellis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637 USA
Work: (772) 702-7667
Fax: (773) 702-6645
E-mail: lg@seek.uchicago.edu
Degree: 1998 Ph.D. Physics, Caltech
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation; Programming; Instrumentation
Wavelength: X-Ray; Optical; Radio
Science Interest: Clusters of Galaxies; Large Scale Structure; Intergalactic Medium; Early Universe; Gravitational Lensing by Extragalactic Sources; Astronomical Instruments & Techniques; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education
Laura Grego - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. The Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect in Distant Galaxy Clusters University


Jennifer Ann Grier
Graduate Associate in Research
University of Arizona/LPL
Space Sciences Bldg./Univ. of AZ
Dept. of Planetary Sci./LPL
Tucson, AZ 85721 USA
Work: (520) 621-1507
Fax: (520) 621-4933
E-mail: jgrier@lpl.arizona.edu
Degree: 1999 Ph.D. Other Space Science, University of Arizona
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory; Laboratory
Research Type: Experiment; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest: Planetary; Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education; Lunar Impact Cratering Record


R. Elizabeth M. Griffin
6 London Place
Oxford, OX4 1BD UK
Work: +44-1865-273345
Fax:
E-mail: remg@astro.ox.ac.uk
Degree: 1966 Ph.D. Astrophysics, Cambridge University, UK
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical
Science Interest:Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Evolution; Binaries; Instruments & Techniques; Women in Astronomy; Database of plates
R. Elizabeth M. Griffin - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Unravelling composite-spectrum binaries University
2. The 'Virtual Observatory': Spectroscopic database Any Level


Caryl A. Gronwall
Research Fellow
Wesleyan University
Astronomy Department
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT 06459 USA
Work: (860) 685-3669
Fax: (860) 685-2131
E-mail: caryl@astro.wesleyan.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics,
University of California, Santa Cruz 1996
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR
Science Interest: Active/Interacting Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies
Caryl A. Gronwall - Sample Talk Titles: Audience Level:
1. The Evolution of Faint Field Galaxies University
2. KISS - The KPNO International Spectroscopic Survey University


Deborah B. Haarsma
Visting Assistant Professor
Haverford College
370 Lancaster Ave.
Haverford, PA 19041
Work: (610) 896-1321
Fax: (610) 896-4904
E-mail: dhaarsma@haverford.edu
Degree: 1997 Ph.D. Astrophysics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Radio
Science Interest:Active/Interacting Galaxies; Large Scale Structure; Extragalactic Lensing


Lorraine Hanlon
Lecturer
University College Dublin
Dept. of Experimental Physics
UCD, Stillorgan Road, Belfied
Dublin 4, Ireland
Work: +353-1-7062214
Fax: +353-1-2837275
E-mail: lhanlon@bermuda.ucd.ie
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astrophysics, UCD
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Experiment; Observation
Wavelength: Gamma Ray; X-Ray; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR
Science Interest:Active/Interacting Galaxies; Extragalactic Lensing; Gamma-Ray Bursts; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education
Lorraine Hanlon - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Cosmic gamma-ray bursts: So near and yet so far Any Level


Diana Carina Hannikainen
Observatory,
University of Helsinki

PO Box 14
University of Helsinki, 00014 Finland
Work: +358-9-19122940
Fax: +358-9-19122952
E-mail: diana@gstar.astro.helsinki.fi
Degree: 1995 M.S. Astrophysics, University of Helsinki, Finland
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Observatory; Laboratory
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Gamma Ray; X-Ray; mm; Radio
Science Interest:Stellar Evolution; Binaries; Stellar Jets
Diana Carina Hannikainen - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Multiwavelength Observations of Radio-Jet X-Ray Binaries University


Colleen N. Hartman
Engineer
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
GSFC, Code 735
Greenbelt, MD 20771 USA
Work: (301)286-4666
Fax:
E-mail: colleen.n.hartman@gsfc.nasa.gov
Degree: 1997 Ph.D. Astrophysics, The Catholic University of America
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation; Programming; Instrumentation
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical
Science Interest:Stellar Evolution; Binaries
Colleen N. Hartman - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Binary stars and Stellar Evolutionary Theory General


Sara (Sally) Ridgway Heap
Astronomer
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 681, GSFC
Greenbelt, MD 20771 USA
Work: (301) 286-5359
Fax: (301) 286-1752
E-mail: hrsheap@stars.gsfc.nasa.gov
Degree: 1970 Ph.D. Astronomy, UCLA
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation; Programming; Instrumentation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Extra Solar Planets; Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Evolution; Very Young Stars; Star Formation; Stellar Populations; Planetary Nebulae; Normal Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Quasar Absorption Lines; Intergalactic Medium; Early Universe
Sally Ridgway Heap - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. UV Spectroscopic Dating of High-Redshift Galaxies University
2. STIS Coronagraphic Observations of Beta Pictoris University


Mary Kay Meacham Hemenway
Research Associate/Senior Lecturer
University of Texas
Astronomy Department
University of Texas
Austin, TX 78712-1083
Work: (512) 471-1309
Fax: (512) 471-6016
E-mail: marykay@astro.as.utexas.edu
Degree: 1971 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Virginia
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Science Education
Wavelength:
Science Interest: History of Astronomy; Astronomy Education


Tanya L. Hill
Graduate Student
Astrophysics Department
School of Physics A29
University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia
Work: +61 2 9351 7688
Fax: +61 2 9351 7726
E-mail: thill@physics.usyd.edu.au
Degree: 1998 Ph.D. Astrophysics, University of Sydney
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Radio
Science Interest:Star Formation; HII Regions; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Astronomy Education


Inge Heyer
Data Analyst
Space Telescope Science Inst.
3700 San Martin Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21218 USA
Work: (410) 338-5017
Fax: (410) 338-5090
E-mail: heyer@stsci.edu
Degree: 1987 M.S. Astronomy, University of Hawaii/Manoa
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Observation; Programming
Wavelength: Optical
Science Interest:Planetary; Extra Solar Planets; Stellar Evolution; Very Young Stars; Star Formation
Inge Heyer - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. A Tour of the Universe with the Hubble Space Telescope: A 1-hour presentation of astronomical phenomena observed with HST. General
2. The Mars Missions: An overview of current and planned missions to the red planet. General
3. Living and Working in Space: Tales from the HST servicing missions, and general issues of microgravity. General


Jennifer L. Hoffman
Research Assistant
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dept. of Astronomy
475 N. Charter St.
Madison, WI 53706 USA
Work: (608) 262-7542
Fax: (608) 263-6386
E-mail: jhoffman@sal.wisc.edu
Degree: 1997 M.S. Astronomy, UW-Madison
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation; Programming
Wavelength: All
Science Interest:Extra Solar Planets; Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Evolution; Binaries; Very Young Stars; Stellar Jets; Galactic/Open Clusters; Star Formation; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education; Monte Carlo Modeling
Jennifer L. Hoffman - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Hubble Space Telescope images and results General
2. Spectropolarimetric Evidence for a Bipolar Flow in Beta Lyrae University
3. Reflections on Scattered Light: Monte Carlo Modeling
of the Flux and Polarization Curves of Binary Accretion-Disk Systems
University


Elizabeth K. Holmes
Research Assistant
University of Florida
221 SSRB Astronomy Dept.
Gainesville, FL 32611-2055 USA
Work:
Fax:
E-mail: holmes@astro.ufl.edu
Degree: 1997 (anticipated) M.S. Astronomy, UF
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Numerical Experiments
Wavelength: Mid IR
Science Interest: Planetary; Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Extra Solar Planets


Nicole Lea Homeier
Research Assistant
U of Wisconsin
475 N. Charter St.
Sterling Hall
Madison, WI 53706 USA
Work: (608) 265-2554
Fax:
E-mail: homeier@uwast.astro.wisc.edu
Degree: 1997 B.S. Astrophysics, Michigan State University
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR
Science Interest:Star Formation; HII Regions; Planetary Nebulae; Active/Interacting Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Early Universe


Sethanne Howard
Program Director
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd
ArlingtonVA 22230 USA
Work: (703) 306-1827
Fax: (703) 306-0525
E-mail: showard@nsf.gov
Degree: 1989 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, Georgia State University
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Government
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: Gamma Ray; UV; Optical
Science Interest:Planetary; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Women in Astronomy
Sethanne Howard - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. 4000 Years of Women in Science Any Level
2. Why do spiral galaxies spiral? Any Level
3. Why do spiral galaxies spiral? University


Ellen S. Howell
Post Doctoral Fellow
University of Puerto Rico
Department of Geology
Mayaguez, PR 00681 USA
Work: (787) 265-3845
Fax: (787) 265-3845
E-mail: ehowell@qualibou.upr.clu.edu
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Planetary Sciences, University of Arizona
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Experiment; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Radio
Science Interest:Planetary; Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Terrestrial Remote Sensing


Beth R. Hufnagel
Assistant Professor
Coppin State College (U. Maryland)
Dept. of Natural Science
2500 West North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21216 USA
Work: (410) 383-5489
Fax:
E-mail: hufnagel@pa.msu.edu
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of California, Santa Cruz
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Radio
Science Interest:Solar; Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Evolution; Galactic/Open Clusters; Globular Clusters; Stellar Populations; Milky Way; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education
Beth R. Hufnagel - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Birth, Life and Death of the Sun Any Level
2. Evolution of the Home Galaxy Any Level
3. Using Activities in Large Lecture Classes University


Tracy D. Huitika
Student
3135 East 6th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia V5M 1S4 Canada
Work: (604) 876-2019
Fax:
E-mail: tracy@istar.ca
Degree: 1996 B.S. Astronomy, University of Manitoba
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Radio
Science Interest: Solar; Planetary; Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Extra Solar Planets; Stellar Evolution; Degenerate Stars; Variables; Binaries; Galactic/Open Clusters; Globular Clusters; Star Formation; Planetary Nebulae; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; Early Universe; Computational Astrophysics; Relativistic Astrophysics; Astronomical Instruments & Techniques; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education; Theoretical Astrophysics


Leslie K. Hunt
Researcher
CAISMI-CNR/Osservatorio di Arcetri
Largo E. Fermi, 5
Firenze, I-50125 ITALY
Work: +39 55 2752296
Fax: +39 55 2752292
E-mail: hunt@arcetri.astro.it
Degree: 1998 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Groningen
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR
Science Interest:Star Formation; Stellar Populations; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Instruments & Techniques


Denise A Hurley-Keller
Graduate Student
University of Michigan
1022 Dennison Bldg.
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA
Work: (734) 764-3446
Fax: (734) 763-6317
E-mail: denise@astro.lsa.umich.edu
Degree: 12/1998 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Michigan
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical
Science Interest:Stellar Populations


Amber L. Iler
Graduate Student
University of Massachusetts
Department of Physics and Astronomy
517H Lederle Graduate Research Tower
Amherst, MA 01003 USA
Work: (413) 545-0731
Fax: (413) 545-4223
E-mail: iler@daisy.phast.umass.edu
Degree: 1996 M.S. Physics, Eastern Michigan University
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Gamma Ray; X-Ray; Near IR; Radio
Science Interest:Active/Interacting Galaxies


Catherine L. Imhoff
Archive Scientist
Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218 US
Work: (410) 338-4534
Fax: (410) 338-5075
E-mail: imhoff@stsci.edu
Degree: 1976 Ph.D. Astronomy, Ohio State University
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Stellar Evolution; Very Young Stars; Instruments & Techniques; Astronomy Education


Inese I. Ivans
Graduate Research Assistant
University of Texas at Austin
Dept. of Astronomy
RLM 15.308, Univ. of Texas
Austin, TX 78712 USA
Work:
Fax:
E-mail: iivans@astro.as.utexas.edu
Degree: 2001 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR
Science Interest:Stellar Atmospheres, Stellar Evolution, Galactic/Open Clusters, Globular Clusters, Stellar Populations, Milky Way; Chemical Evolution


Holly Jessop
Astrophysicist
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
60 Garden Street, MS-81
Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
Work: (617) 496-7807
Fax: (617) 495-7356
E-mail: hjessop@cfa.harvard.edu
Degree: 1993 B.S. Physics, Sonoma State University
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Research Support
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical
Science Interest:Variables
Holly Jessop - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. All About AXAF General
2. All About EUVE General
3. Binocular/telescope, Star-parties Interactive


Shardha Jogee
Ph.D. Student
Yale University
Yale University Astronomy Dept
260 Whitney Ave. Box 208101
New Haven , CT 06520-8101 USA
Work: (203) 432-3031
Fax: (203)432-5048
E-mail: jogee@astro.yale.edu
Degree: 1998 Ph.D. Astronomy, Yale University
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest:Star Formation; Stellar Populations; Molecular Clouds; HII Regions; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Intergalactic Medium; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education


Kathryn V. Johnston
Member of School of Natural Sciences
Institute for Advanced Study
Olden Lane
Princeton, NJ 08540 USA
Work: (609) 734-8023
Fax: (609) 924-8399
E-mail: kvj@sns.ias.edu
Degree: 1996 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Theory
Wavelength: Non-Applicable
Science Interest:Galactic/Open Clusters; Globular Clusters; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Computational Astrophysics; Dynamics
Kathryn V. Johnston - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. The Role of Satellite accretion in the Formation of the Milky Way Any Level


Lauren V. Jones
Graduate Student -- NASA Fellow
University of Florida
211 SSRB, Bryant Space Science
Department of Astronomy
Gainesville, FL 32611 USA
Work: (352) 392-2052
Fax:
E-mail: lauren@astro.ufl.edu
Degree: 1999 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of FL
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Far IR; Sub-mm
Science Interest: Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; HII Regions; SN, SNR; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Large Scale Structure; Intergalactic Medium; Early Universe; Gravitational Lensing by Extragalactic Sources; Astronomical Instruments & Techniques; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education
Lauren V. Jones - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. The Life Cycle of the Sun Interactive
2. Comet Tales Interactive
3. The Source of Far-Infrared Radiation in Spiral Galaxies University


Regina A. Jorgenson
Undergraduate
University of Puget Sound
4105 N. 26th Street
Tacoma, WA 98407 USA
Work: (253) 756-6962
Fax:
E-mail: rjorgenson@ups.edu
Degree: May 1998 B.S. Physics, University of Puget Sound
Current Appointment: Undergraduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Sub-mm; mm; Radio; All
Science Interest:Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Evolution; Variables; Binaries; Stellar Jets; Star Formation; Gravitational Lensing; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education; cultural influences on science
Regina A. Jorgenson - Sample Talk Titles/Topics:
Please note: I am interested in finding and contacting women astronomers in Germany, Russia, Japan
and India. I may spend the next year as a Watson fellow in those countries studying women in astronomy
and the effects of culture on science. Any information/help in this area would be much appreciated! Thanks!


Victoria M. Kaspi
Assistant Professor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Physics, 37-621
70 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 USA
Work: (617) 253-5169
Fax: (617) 253-0861
E-mail: vicky@space.mit.edu
Degree: 1994 Ph.D. Physics, Princeton University
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Gamma Ray; X-Ray; Radio
Science Interest: Degenerate Stars; Binaries; Interstellar Medium; SN, SNR
Victoria M. Kaspi - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Neutron Stars Get Their Kicks Any Level
2. Observations of Millisecond Pulsars on Timescales from 10 ns to 10 years Any Level
3. Pulsar/Supernova Remnant Associations Any Level


Susan E. Kayser
Executive Assistant for Gemini
National Science Foundation
MPS/Astronomy (Room 1045)
4201 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22230 USA
Work: (703) 306-1833
Fax: (703) 306-0525
E-mail: skayser@nsf.gov
Degree: 1966 Ph.D. Astronomy, Caltech
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Government Agency
Research Type: Programming
Wavelength: Non-Applicable
Science Interest:Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; Large Scale Structure; Solar Wind (large scale structure)


Kristin E. Kearns
Graduate Student
Wesleyan University
Astronomy Department
Middletown, CT 06459 USA
Work: (860) 685-3675
Fax: (860) 685-2131
E-mail: kristin@astro.wesleyan.edu
Degree: 1998 M.A. Astronomy, Wesleyan University
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; Optical
Science Interest: Stellar Evolution; Variables; Very Young Stars; Galactic/Open Clusters; SN, SNR; Active/Interacting Galaxies


Jocelyn Keene
Member of Professional Staff
CA Institute of Technology
320-47
Caltech
Pasadena, CA 91125 USA
Work: (626) 395-6675
Fax: (626) 796-8806
E-mail: jbk@tacos.caltech.edu
Degree: 1980 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Chicago
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Sub-mm
Science Interest: Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Molecular Clouds
Jocelyn Keene - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. The Abundance of Atomic Carbon in Molecular Clouds University


Anuradha Koratkar
PRESTO Project Scientist/Assistant Astronomer
Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218 USA
Work: (410) 338-4470
Fax: (410) 338-1592
E-mail: koratkar@stsci.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Michigan 1990
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical
Science Interest: Active/Interacting Galaxies
Anuradha Koratkar - Sample Talk Titles: Audience Level:
1. Observational Evidence for Accretion Disks in AGN University
2. The Disappearing Broad Absorption Lines in NGC 3516 University
3. Highlights of Hubble Space Telescope General


Monika Ellen Kress
Doctoral student
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Physics Department
Troy, NY 12180-3590 USA
Work: (518) 276-6763
Fax: (518) 276-6680
E-mail: kress@charon.phys.rpi.edu
Degree: 1997 Ph.D. Astrophysics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Mid IR
Science Interest:Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Astrochemistry


Karen B. Kwitter
Professor of Astronomy
Williams College Astronomy Department
33 Lab Campus Drive
Williamstown, MA 01267 USA
Work: (413) 597-2272
Fax: (413) 597-3200
E-mail: kkwitter@williams.edu
Degree: 1979 Ph.D. Astronomy, UCLA
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution;
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest: Stellar Evolution; Degenerate Stars; Interstellar Medium; HII Regions; Planetary Nebulae; SN, SNR


Adair P. Lane
Astronomer/Project Manager
Antarctic Submm Telescope & Remote Observatory
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden Street, MS-78
Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
Work: 617-496-7654
Fax: 617-496-7554
E-mail: adair@cfa.harvard.edu
Degree: 1982 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Massachusetts
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Near IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest:Stellar Jets; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Molecular Clouds; Atomic Clouds


Patricia J. Lawton
Senior Programmer/Analyst
Hughes STX/ADF
Code 631
Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771 USA
Work: (301) 286-1293
Fax: (301) 286-1775
E-mail: Patricia.J.Lawton.1@gsfc.nasa.gov
Degree: M.S. Astronomy, San Diego State University 1990
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Industry
Research Type: Programming
Wavelength: UV; Optical
Science Interest: Stellar Classification


Susan M. Lea
Professor
San Francisco State University
Physics and Astronomy Dept
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132 USA
Work: (415) 338-1655
Fax: (415) 338-2178
E-mail: lea@stars.sfsu.edu
Degree: 1974 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, Univ. California, Berkeley
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Programming
Wavelength: X-Ray; Radio
Science Interest:Degenerate Stars; Binaries; SN, SNR; Clusters of Galaxies; Intergalactic Medium; Computational Astrophysics; Relativistic Astrophysics; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education; Physics education
Susan M. Lea - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Stellar Graveyards: the story of neutron stars General
2. Magnetic fields in astronomy University
3. X-ray Astronomy Any Level


Jung Kyu Lee
PhD Student
University of New South Wales
School of Physics
Sydney, New South Wales 2052 Australia
Work: +61-2-9385-4110
Fax: +61-2-9385-6060
E-mail: jklee@newt.phys.unsw.edu.au
Degree: 1995 M.S. Astronomy, Kyungpook National University, Korea
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Molecular Clouds; HII Regions


Dawn M. Leeber
Research/Teaching Assistant
New Mexico State University
Department of Astronomy
Dept. 4500, P.O. Box 30001
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001 USA
Work: (505) 646-6328
Fax: (505) 646-1602
E-mail: dleeber@NMSU.Edu
Degree: 1996 B.S. Physics/Astronomy,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: Gamma Ray; X-Ray; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR Science Interest: Extra Solar Planets; Variables; Binaries; Very Young Stars; Gamma-Ray Bursts; X-ray Binaries


Karen M. Leighly
Associate Research Scientist
Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory
Columbia University
550 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027 USA
Work: (212) 854-6892
Fax: (212) 854-8121
E-mail: leighly@ulisse.phys.columbia.edu
Degree: 1991 Ph.D. Physics, Montana State University
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical; Radio
Science Interest:Active/Interacting Galaxies


Nora Loiseau
Resident Arstonomer
Ingenireria y Servicios Aeroespaciales
Apdo. 50727
Villafranca del Castillo, Madrid E28080 Spain
Work: +34-1-8131109
Fax: +34-1-8131139
E-mail: nll@vilspa.esa.es
Degree: 1984 Ph.D. Physics/Astronomy, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest: Active/Interacting Galaxies


Amy Jean Lovell
Science Education Fellow
Five College Astronomy
Department of Astronomy
Box 2245
Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002 USA
Work: (413) 542-8479
Fax: (413) 542-5821
E-mail: ajlovell@amherst.edu
Degree: 1999 Ph.D. Astronomy, U. Massachusetts
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Experiment; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest:Planetary; Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Interstellar Medium; Molecular Clouds; Astronomy Education
Amy Jean Lovell - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Small bodies in the solar system: things that go bump in the night Any Level
2. Millimeter-wave mapping of the ion HCO+ in Comet Hale-Bopp University
3. Inquiry-based astronomy in the classroom General


Phyllis M. Lugger
Professor
Indiana University
Department of Astronomy
Swain West 319
Bloomington, IN 47405 USA
Work: (812) 855-6911
Fax: (812) 855-8725
E-mail: lugger@indiana.edu
Degree: 1982 Ph.D. Astronomy, Harvard University
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Binaries; Globular Clusters; Normal Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; Computational Astrophysics


Margaret G. Lysaght
Graduate Student
University of Massachusetts
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
Amherst, MA 01003 USA
Work: (413) 545-0636
Fax: (413) 545-2117
E-mail: lysaght@whately.phast.umass.edu
Degree: 1991 M.S. Astrophysics, Iowa State University
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Near IR
Science Interest:Variables; Milky Way; Astronomy Education


Chung-Pei M. Ma
Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy
University of Pennsylvania
Department of Physics & Astronomy
209 S. 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 USA
Work: (215) 573-6252
Fax: (215) 898-2010
E-mail: cpma@dept.physics.upenn.edu
Degree: 1993 Ph.D. Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: X-Ray; Optical
Science Interest:Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Quasar Absorption Lines; Large Scale Structure; Early Universe; Extragalactic Lensing; Particles and Fields; Computational Astrophysics


Jennifer R. Mack
Data Analyst
Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21218 USA
Work: (410) 338-4565
Fax: (410) 338-5090
E-mail: mack@stsci.edu
Degree: M.S. Astrophysics, U of Minnesota 1996
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Radio
Science Interest: Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Large Scale Structure


Suzanne C. Madden
Researcher
CEA Saclay
Service d'Astrophysique
Orme des Merissiers, Bat. 709
Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex, 91191 France
Work: +33 1 69 08 92 76
Fax: +33 1 69 08 65 77
E-mail: madden@discovery.saclay.cea.fr
Degree: 1990 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Massachusetts
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Mid IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm
Science Interest:Interstellar Medium; Molecular Clouds; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies
Suzanne C. Madden - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. What Have We Learned About Dust In Galaxies From the Infrared Space Observatory? University
2. Probing the ISM in Galaxies With Far-Infrared Spectroscopy University


Sangeeta Malhotra
Postdoctoral Fellow
IPAC/Caltech
MS 100-22, Caltech
Pasadena, CA 91125 USA
Work: (626) 397-9593
Fax: (626) 397-9600
E-mail: san@ipac.caltech.edu
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, Princeton University
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest: Globular Clusters; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Molecular Clouds; Atomic Clouds; Gravitational Lensing by Galactic Sources; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Quasar Absorption Lines; Large Scale Structure; Intergalactic Medium; Gravitational Lensing by Extragalactic Sources
Sangeeta Malhotra - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Dust in Absorption at High Redshifts University
2. [CII] line variations in star-forming galaxies University
3. Getting the measure of the Milky Way University


Gabriela F. Marani
Graduate Student
CSI/George Mason University
4400 University Dr, MS5C3
Fairfax, VA 22030 USA
Work: (703) 993-1634
Fax: (703) 993-1980
E-mail: gmarani@osf1.gmu.edu
Degree: Spring 1998 Ph.D. Astrophysics, George Mason University
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Observation; Programming; Data Analysis
Wavelength: Gamma Ray
Science Interest:Gravitational Lensing; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Extragalactic Lensing; Gamma-Ray Bursts


Nathalie Martimbeau
Software Specialist
Sterling Software
NASA Ames Research Center

MS211-2
Mountain View, CA 94035-1000 USA
Work: (415) 604-0785
Fax: (415) 604-4000
E-mail: martimbeau@worldnet.att.net
Degree: 1992 M.S. Physics/Astronomy, Universite de Montreal
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Experiment
Wavelength: Non-Applicable
Science Interest:HII Regions; Astronomy Education; Missing Mass in Dwarf Galaxies


Leslie Marie Maxfield
Graduate Student
University of California, Berkeley
601 Campbell Hall
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-3411 USA
Work: (510) 642-5369
Fax: (510) 642-3411
E-mail: lmm@astron.berkeley.edu
Degree: 1995 B.S. Astronomy, California Institute of Technology
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; mm
Science Interest:High Redshift Galaxies


Naomi Melissa McClure-Griffiths
Graduate Student
University of Minnesota
Department of Astronomy
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455 USA
Work: (612) 624-2561
Fax: (612) 626-2029
E-mail: naomi@astro.spa.umn.edu
Degree: 2002 Ph.D. Astrophysics, University of Minnesota
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Radio
Science Interest:Interstellar Medium; Milky Way


Melissa A. McGrath
Associate Astronomer
Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218 USA
Work: (410) 338-4545
Fax: (410) 338-4767
E-mail: mcgrath@stsci.edu
Degree: 1988 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Virginia
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:PlanetaryWomen in Astronomy


Maura Ann McLaughlin
graduate student
Cornell University
514 Space Sciences
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853 USA
Work: (607) 255-6438
Fax: (607) 255-8803
E-mail: mclaughl@spacenet.tn.cornell.edu
Degree: 2000 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, Cornell University
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Programming; Instrumentation
Wavelength: Gamma Ray; X-Ray; Radio
Science Interest:Degenerate Stars; Interstellar Medium


Kathryn N. Mead
Visiting Scientist
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Bldg. 65
949 N. Cherry Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85721
Work: (520) 297-6105
Fax: (520) 882-7955
E-mail: kmead@nrao.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1986
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Far IR; mm; Radio
Science Interest: Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Molecular Clouds; HII Regions; Milky Way; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education
Kathryn N. Mead - Sample Talk Titles: Audience Level:
1. Molecular Clouds in the Outer Galaxy University
2. Where Do Stars Come From? General
3. Also willing to talk about sociological topics, such as affirmative action Any Level


Karen J. Meech
Associate Astronomer
Institute for Astronomy
2680 Woodlawn Drive
Honolulu, HI 96822 USA
Work: (808) 956-6828
Fax: (808) 956-9580
E-mail: meech@ifa.hawaii.edu
Degree: 1987 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, MIT
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR
Science Interest: Planetary; Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Astronomy Education
Karen J. Meech - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Distant Comet Observations and the Early Solar System University
2. Scientific Highlights from the Comet Hale-Bopp Perihelion Any Level
3. Toward Other Planetary Systems - Hands on Activities for Astronomy Education
(This will highlight any one of a large number of hands on activities
developed and shown at my TOPS workshops for high school teachers). Can be
appropriate for highschool or university level. Some activities may be
suitable for middle school levels).
Interactive


J. Lynn Miller
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Indiana University
Astronomy Department
Swain Hall West 319
Bloomington, Indiana 47405 USA
Work: (812) 855-2400
Fax: (812) 855-8725
E-mail: miller@mimosa.astro.indiana.edu
Degree: Received 1994 Ph.D. Astronomy, Indiana University
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Experiment; Programming
Wavelength: Non-Applicable
Science Interest:Cosmic Rays; Particles and Fields


Amy J. Mioduszewski
Assistant Scientist
JIVE/NRAO
P.O. Box 0
Socorro, NM 87801 USA
Work: (505) 835-7236
Fax: (505) 835-7027
E-mail: amiodusz@nrao.edu
Degree: 1996 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Michigan
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; Radio
Science Interest:Binaries; Stellar Jets; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Computational Astrophysics; Relativistic Astrophysics


Sabine Moehler
Post-Doc
Dr. Remeis-Sternwarte
Sternwartstr. 7
Bamberg, 96049 Germany
Work: +49-951-9522217
Fax: +49-951-9522222
E-mail: ai13@a400.sternwarte.uni-erlangen.de
Degree: 1991 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, Sternwarte der Universitaet Bonn
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical
Science Interest: Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Evolution; Globular Clusters; Stellar Populations; Women in Astronomy
Sabine Moehler - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Blue Stars in Globular Clusters Any Level


Alice K. B. Monet
Astronomer
US Naval Observatory
PO Box 1149
West Highway 66
Flagstaff, AZ 86002 USA
Work: (520) 779-5132
Fax: (520) 774-3626
E-mail: alice@nofs.navy.mil
Degree: 1984 Ph.D. Astronomy, Univ. of Virginia
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Observatory; Federal government
Research Type: Observation; Programming; Instrumentation
Wavelength: Optical
Science Interest: Asteroids, Comets, Meteors
Alice K. B. Monet - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Asteroid Science Any Level
2. Asteroid Collisions? Any Level


Siobahn M. Morgan
Assoc. Prof. of Astronomy
University of Northern Iowa
Department of Earth Science
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0335 USA
Work: (319) 273-2389
Fax: (319) 273-7124
E-mail: siobahn@nitro9.earth.uni.edu
Degree: 1991 Ph.D. Astronomy, Univ. of Washington
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Programming
Wavelength: Optical
Science Interest:Stellar Evolution; Variables; Stellar Populations
Siobahn M. Morgan - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. General topics in astronomy, including Hubble results, current planetary missions Any Level
2. Research topics - Variable star, stellar evolution University


Nancy D. Morrison
Associate Professor of Astronomy
The University of Toledo
2801 West Bancroft St
Toledo, OH 43606 USA
Work: 419-530-2659
Fax: 419-530-2723
E-mail: nmorris@uoft02.utoledo.edu
Degree: 1978 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Hawaii
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest: Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Stellar Atmospheres; Variables; Binaries; Very Young Stars; Galactic/Open Clusters; Star Formation


Beatrice E. A. Mueller
Research Associate
KPNO/NOAO
950 N. Cherry Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85718 USA
Work: (520) 318-8220
Fax: (520) 318-8360
E-mail: muller@noao.edu
Degree: 1989 Ph.D. Astronomy, Univ. Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest: Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Astronomy Education
Beatrice E. A. Mueller - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Small Solar System Bodies Any Level
2. Origin, Evolution and Nature of Comets Any Level


Lucia Munoz Franco
Graduate Student
University of Chicago
5640 S. Ellis Ave.
Astronomy Department
Chicago, IL 60637 USA
Work: (773) 702-3369
Fax: (773) 702-8212
E-mail: l-munozfranco@uchicago.edu
Degree: 1999 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Chicago
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Programming
Wavelength: Gamma Ray; X-Ray; Radio
Science Interest: Degenerate Stars; Stellar Populations; Relativistic Astrophysics; Astronomy Education


Kristin A. Nelson
Graduate student
University of Rochester
Near IR lab, Bausch and Lomb Bldg.
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627 USA
Work:
Fax:
E-mail: kristin@sherman.pas.rochester.edu
Degree: 1996 B.A. Astronomy, Cornell University
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR
Science Interest:Stellar Evolution; Very Young Stars; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Molecular Clouds; HII Regions; Atomic Clouds; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Instruments & Techniques; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education


Heidi Jo Marvin Newberg
Associate Scientist
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
PO Box 500, MS 127
Batavia, IL 60510 USA
Work: (630) 840-8452
Fax: (630) 840-8274
E-mail: heidi@fnal.gov
Degree: 1992 Ph.D. Physics, UC Berkeley
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Laboratory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical
Science Interest:Stellar Populations; SN, SNR; Large Scale Structure; Computational Astrophysics; Astronomy Education; Cosmological constants


Joy S. Nichols
Support Scientist
SIRTF Science Center
Mail Code 100-22
Pasadena, CA 91125 USA
Work: (626)397-7038
Fax: (626)397-7181
E-mail: joy@ipac.caltech.edu
Degree: 1992 Ph.D. Physics/Astronomy, University of Amsterdam
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR
Science Interest:Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Evolution; Binaries; Interstellar Medium; Molecular Clouds; Planetary Nebulae; SN, SNR; Milky Way; Instruments & Techniques; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education


Virpi S. Niemela
Professor
La Plata University, Argentina
Observatorio Astronomico
Paseo del Bosque s/n,
Buenos Aires, 1900 Argentina
Work: 54-21-217308
Fax: 54-21-211761
E-mail: virpi@fcaglp.edu.ar
Degree: 1974 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics,
La Plata University, Argentina
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Radio; All
Science Interest:Stellar Evolution; Binaries; Very Young Stars; Galactic/Open Clusters; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; HII Regions; Milky Way; Magellanic Clouds


Birgitta I. Nordstroem
Associate Professor
Copenhagen University Observatory
Astronomical Observatory
Juliane Maries vej 30
Copenhagen, DK -2100 Denmark
Work: (+45) 353 25 950
Fax: (+45) 353 25 989
E-mail: birgitta@astro.ku.dk
Degree: 1975 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, Stockholm University, Sweden
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR
Science Interest: Stellar Evolution; Binaries; Galactic/Open Clusters; Globular Clusters; Stellar Populations; SN, SNR; Milky Way


Aileen A. O'Donoghue
Associate Professor of Physics
St. Lawrence University
Canton, NY 13617 USA
Work: (315) 229-5470
Fax: (315) 229-7421
E-mail: aodo@music.stlawu.edu
Degree: 1989 Ph.D. Physics, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Experiment
Wavelength: Optical; Radio
Science Interest:Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies
Aileen A. O'Donoghue - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. The Songs of Ancient Electrons General
2. Flow Dynamics of Tailed Radio Galaxies: WATs and SATs University


Sally Oey
STScI Institute Fellow
Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218 USA
Work: (410) 338-4387
Fax: (410) 338-5090
E-mail: oey@stsci.edu
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Arizona
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Optical; All
Science Interest:Massive Stars,; Galactic/Open Clusters; Interstellar Medium; HII Regions; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education


Eva Örndahl
Graduate Student
Uppsala Astronomical Observatory
Box 515
S-751 20
Uppsala, Sweden
Work: +46-18-52 57 24
Fax: +46-18-52 75 83
E-mail: eva.orndahl@astro.uu.se
Degree: 2000 Ph.D. Astronomy, Uppsala Astronomical Observatory
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Active/Interacting Galaxies; Quasar Absorption Lines


Deborah L. Padgett
Postdoctoral fellow
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Mail Code 100-22
Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Work: (818) 397-9518
Fax: (818) 397-9600
E-mail: dlp@ipac.caltech.edu
Degree: 1992 Ph.D. Astronomy, CA Institute of Technology
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Research Institution; NASA Center
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm
Science Interest: Planetary; Extra Solar Planets; Stellar Atmospheres; Binaries; Very Young Stars; Stellar Jets; Galactic/Open Clusters; Star Formation; Stellar Populations; SN, SNR; Astronomical Instruments & Techniques
Deborah L. Padgett - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. HST Observations of Young Stellar Objects Any Level
2. HST and Millimeter Interferometer Studies of the Young Stellar Object HH-30 University
3. HST Observations of Very Young Binaries in Orion University


Tamara E. W. Payne
Senior Scientist
Schafer Corporation
2000 Randolph Rd. SE Suite 205
Albuquerque, NM 87106 US
Work: (505) 242-9992
Fax: (505) 242-9975
E-mail: mpayne@schafercorp.com
Degree: 1993 Ph.D. Astronomy,
New Mexico State University
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Government Contractor
Research Type: Theory; Experiment; Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR
Science Interest:Solar; Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Stellar Evolution; Galactic/Open Clusters; Stellar Populations; Milky Way; Computational Astrophysics; Instruments & Techniques; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education


Geraldine Joan Peters
Research Scientist
University of Southern California
Space Sciences Center
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1341 USA
Work: (213) 740-6336
Fax: (213) 740-6342
E-mail: gjpeters@mucen.usc.edu
Degree: 1974 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, UCLA
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR
Science Interest:Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Evolution; Variables; Binaries; Stellar Jets
Geraldine Joan Peters - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Demons of the Night Sky: From Algols to Black Holes General
2. Cyclic Variability in Be Star Winds University
3. Mass Transfer and Loss in Algol Type Interacting Binary Systems University


Sabine D. Philipp
Graduate Student
Max-Planck-Institut fuer Radioastronomie
Auf dem Huegel 69
Bonn, D-53121 Germany
Work: +49-172-7215172
Fax: +49-7424-502513
E-mail: observatory@t-online.de
Degree: 1998 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Radioastronomie
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest:Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Stellar Populations; Molecular Clouds; HII Regions; Early Universe; Instruments & Techniques; Women in Astronomy; Galactic Center


Cynthia B. Phillips
Graduate Associate
U. Arizona/LPL
Dept. of Planetary Science
1629 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85721 USA
Work: (520) 621-6950
E-mail: phillips@lpl.arizona.edu
Degree: 2000 Ph.D. Planetary Sciences, U. Arizona
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation; Programming
Wavelength: Optical
Science Interest:Planetary; Astronomy Education; Planetary Satellites
Cynthia B. Phillips - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Galileo Observations of Io and/or Europa Any Level


Catherine A. Pilachowski
Astronomer
National Optical Astronomy Observatories
PO Box 26732
Tucson, AZ 85726-6732 USA
Work: (520) 318-8289
Fax: (520) 318-8360
E-mail: cpilachowski@noao.edu
Degree: 1975 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Hawaii
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR
Science Interest: Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Interiors; Stellar Evolution; Galactic/Open Clusters; Globular Clusters; Stellar Populations; Milky Way; Astronomical Instruments & Techniques


Olga I. Pintado
Doctora en Fisica
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas
Congreso 330 - 7B
San Miguel de Tucuman, Tucuman 4000 Argentina
Work: 54-81-229073
Fax:
E-mail: opintado@tucbbs.com.ar
Degree: 1986 Other Physics, Universidad Nacional de Tucuman
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Evolution
Olga I. Pintado - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Stellas Atmospheres University
2. From the Earth to Infinite Any Level
3. Solar System General


Bianca Maria Poggianti
Dr. of Astronomy
Institute of Astronomy
Madingley Road
Cambridge, UK
Work: +44-1223-374963
Fax: +44-1223-374700
E-mail: bianca@ast.cam.ac.uk
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics,
Dip. Astronomia - Padova, Italy
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Stellar Populations; HII Regions; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Early Universe
Bianca Maria Poggianti - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Galaxies in High Redshift Clusters Any Level
2. Stellar Population Synthesis University


Elisha Polomski
Graduate Student
University of Florida
Astronomy Department
Gainesville, FL 32611-2055
Work:
Fax:
E-mail: elwood@astro.ufl.edu
Degree: 2000 Ph.D. Astronomy, UF
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Experiment; Observation
Wavelength: UV; Near IR; Mid IR
Science Interest:Extra Solar Planets; Stellar Evolution; Very Young Stars; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Instruments & Techniques; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy
Elisha Polomski - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Disks and Dust Around Young Stars General


Francesca Primas
ESO Fellow
European Southern Observatory
Karl-Schwarzschild str.1
Garching bei Muenchen, D-85748 Germany
Work: +49-89-32006423
Fax: +49-89-32006480
E-mail: fprimas@eso.org
Degree: 1996 Ph.D. Astrophysics, University of Trieste
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Interiors; Stellar Evolution
Francesca Primas - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Abundance Ratios and Galactic Chemical Evolution Any Level
2. Lithium, Beryllium, and Boron: Implications for Galactic Evolution and
Stellar Mixing.
University


Christine E. Pulliam
Graduate Student
University of Texas, Austin
Astronomy Department
RLM 15.308
Austin, TX 78712 USA
Work: (512) 471-7460
Fax:
E-mail: pulliam@astro.as.utexas.edu
Degree: 1994 B.S. Physics, University of Texas
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical
Science Interest: Interstellar Medium; HII Regions; Planetary Nebulae; Normal Galaxies


Pamela L. Gay Rathbun
Graduate Research Assistant
University of Texas, Austin
16.310 RLM
University of Texas
Austin, Texas 78712 USA
Work: (512) 471-3462
Fax: (512) 471-1635
E-mail: pamela@astro.as.utexas.edu
Degree: 2002 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Texas - Austin
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR
Science Interest: Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Evolution; Variables; Globular Clusters; Star Formation; Stellar Populations


Anita M. S. Richards
Post-doctoral Research Assistant
NRAL Jodrell Bank
University of Manchester

Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9DL UK
Work: (01477) 571321
Fax: (01477) 571618
E-mail: amsr@jb.man.ac.uk
Degree: 1997 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Manchester
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory; Laboratory
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest:Extra Solar Planets; Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Evolution; Variables; Binaries; Stellar Jets; Star Formation; Planetary Nebulae; SN, SNR; Active/Interacting Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Astronomy Education; Astro-chemistry
Anita M. S. Richards - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Dust in the universe Any Level
2. Maser mapping of mass loss from late-type stars University
3. Masers - radio lines probing dusty places Any Level


Mercedes T. Richards
Associate Professor
University of Virginia
Department of Astronomy
P.O. Box 3818
Charlottesville, VA 22903-0818 USA
Work: (804) 924-4895
Fax: (804) 924-3104
E-mail: mrichards@virginia.edu
Degree: 1986 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Toronto
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical; Near IR; Radio
Science Interest:Binaries; Computational Astrophysics


Marcia J. Rieke
Professor of Astronomy
Steward Observatory
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721 USA
Work: (520) 621-2731
Fax: (520) 621-9555
E-mail: mrieke@as.arizona.edu
Degree: 1976 Ph.D. Physics, MIT
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Sub-mm
Science Interest:Extra Solar Planets; Stellar Populations; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Early Universe; Instruments & Techniques
Marcia J. Rieke - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. The Center of the Milky Way Galaxy General
2. On-Orbit Performance of NICMOS Detectors University
3. Stellar Populations at the Galactic Center University


Graca Rocha
Postdoctoral Fellow
Kansas State University
Department of Physics
Manhattan, Kansas 66506-2601, USA
Work: 913-532-6234
Fax: 913-532-6806
E-mail: graca@phys.ksu.edu
Degree: 1997, Ph.D. Physics/Astronomy, University of Cambridge, Downing College, U.K.
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory and Data Analysis
Wavelength: Radio
Science Interest:Large Scale Structure; Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB)
Graca Maria Moreira de Sousa Teixeira da Rocha - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Constraints on the Cosmological Parameters using CMB observations University


Nancy Grace Roman
Chief Scientist
Hughes STX
4620 North Park Avenue
Apt. 306W
Chevy Chase, MD 20815 USA
Work: (301) 656-6092
Fax: (301) 286-1771
E-mail: nancy.g.roman@gsfc.nasa.gov
Degree: 1949 Ph.D. Astronomy, U. Chicago
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Industry
Research Type: Observation; data archive
Wavelength: All
Science Interest:Stellar Populations; Milky Way; Astronomical Catalog Archive
Nancy Grace Roman - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Women in Astronomy General
2. Accessing on-line astronomical catalogs - nearly 2000 sources Interactive
3. Astronomy in the Space Age General


Jessica L. Rosenberg
Graduate Student
University of Massachusetts
Dept. of Astronomy
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003 USA
Work: (413) 545-0636
Fax: (413) 545-4223
E-mail: rosenber@fcrao2.phast.umass.edu
Degree: 1999 Ph.D. Astronomy, UMASS
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Radio
Science Interest: Active/Interacting Galaxies; Large Scale Structure; Intergalactic Medium; Low Surface Brightness Galaxies


Penny D. Sackett
Associate Professor
Kapteyn Astronomical Institute
Postbus 800
9700 AV
Groningen, The Netherlands
Work: +31-50-3634073
Fax: +31-50-3636100
E-mail: psackett@astro.rug.nl
Degree: 1984 Ph.D. Physics, University of Pittsburgh
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Radio
Science Interest:Extra Solar Planets; Stellar Atmospheres; Variables; Stellar Populations; Gravitational Lensing; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Extragalactic Lensing; Gamma-Ray Bursts; Computational Astrophysics; Instruments & Techniques; Women in Astronomy
;
Penny D. Sackett - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Using the Needles to Study the Haystack: Microlensing in the Milky Way Any Level
2. Searching for Planets around Distant Stars: The PLANET Collaboration Any Level
3. The Distribution of Dark Matter in Spiral Galaxies University


Samar Riad Safi-Harb
NRC Research Associate
Goddard Space Flight Center
GSFC/NASA Bldg #2,Code 662
Lab for High Energy astrophysics
Greenbelt, MD 20771 U.S.A.
Work: (301) 286-6396
Fax: (301) 286-1684
E-mail: samar@milkyway.gsfc.nasa.gov
Degree: 1997 Ph.D. Physics, Univ. of WI, Madison
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation; Data Analysis
Wavelength: X-Ray;
Science Interest:Binaries; SN, SNR; Women in Astronomy; Compact objects: neutron stars, black holes


Jennifer L. Sandoval
Programmer Analyst
Advanced Computer Concepts
Code 686 Bldg 21 Rm G69
NASA / GSFC
Greenbelt, MD 21144 USA
Work: (301) 286-4567
Fax: (301) 286-1752
E-mail: sandoval@hires.gsfc.nasa.gov
Degree: 1991 B.S. Physics, University of California at San Diego, Revelle College
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution; Laboratory
Research Type: Observation; Programming
Wavelength: UV
Science Interest:Planetary; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Quasar Absorption Lines; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education


Anneila Isabel Sargent
Director, Owens Valley Radio Observatory
California Institute of Technology
Department of Astronomy 105-24
Caltech
Pasadena , CA 91125 USA
Work: (818) 395 6622
Fax: (818) 568 9352
E-mail: afs@mmstar.caltech.edu
Degree: 1977 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, Caltech
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest: Extra Solar Planets; Binaries; Very Young Stars; Stellar Jets; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Molecular Clouds; HII Regions; Active/Interacting Galaxies
Anneila Isabel Sargent - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Solar Systems in Formation Any Level
2. Star Formation General
3. Searches for Disks around Young Stars of Different Masses University


Shobita Satyapal
NRC Research Fellow
Goddard Space Flight Cente
Code 685
Greenbelt, MD 20771 USA
Work: (301) 286-8771
Fax: (301) 286-1617
E-mail: satyapal@stars.gsfc.nasa.gov
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Physics/Astronomy, University of Rochester
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Laboratory
Research Type: Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR
Science Interest:Active/Interacting Galaxies; Instruments & Techniques


Joan T. Schmelz
Research Associate Professor
University of Memphis
Physics Department
Memphis, TN 38152 USA
Work: (901) 678-2419
Fax: (901) 678-4733
E-mail: jschmelz@memphis.edu
Degree: 1987 Ph.D. Astronomy, Penn State
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV
Science Interest:Solar
Joan T. Schmelz - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. How Superman Saw the Sun: the Story of the X-ray Corona Any Level
2. Stonehenge: Neolithic Astronomical Observatory Any Level
3. New Results from Hubble Space Telescope Any Level


Andrea E. Schweitzer
Engineer
Honeywell, Inc.
P.O. Box 271220
Fort Collins, CO 80527-1220 USA
Work: (970) 204-6132
Fax: (970) 204-1513
E-mail: schweitz@frii.com
Degree: 1996 Ph.D. Astronomy, U. Wisconsin - Madison
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Industry
Research Type: Experiment
Wavelength: Optical; Radio
Science Interest:Planetary; Globular Clusters; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education; Alternate Careers
Andrea E. Schweitzer - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. From Astronomy into Industry: Making the Grass Greener on the Other Side University
2. The Proper Motion of the Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy Ursa Minor:
Implications for the Mass of our Galaxy
University
3. Measuring the Motions of our Neighboring Galaxies General


Kristen Sellgren
associate professor
Ohio State University
Astronomy Department
Ohio State University,
174 West 18th Av.,
Columbus,, OH 43210 USA
Work: (614) 292-1898
Fax: (614) 292-2928
E-mail: sellgren@astronomy.ohio-state.edu
Degree: 1983 Ph.D. Physics, Caltech
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR
Science Interest: Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Interiors; Stellar Evolution; Very Young Stars; Galactic/Open Clusters; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Stellar Populations; Molecular Clouds; HII Regions; Planetary Nebulae; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Women in Astronomy


Hsien Shang
Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Astronomy
601 Campbell Hall
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-3411 USA
Work: (510) 643-6406
Fax: (510) 642-3411
E-mail: shang@astro.berkeley.edu
Degree: 1998 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory
Wavelength:
Science Interest:Solar; Planetary; Stellar Jets; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education


Mangala Sharma
Senior Research Fellow
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Koramangala
Bangalore, 560 034 India
Work: +91 (80) 553 06 72
Fax: +91 (80) 553 40 43
E-mail: mangala@iiap.ernet.in
Degree: 2000 Ph.D. Physics/Astronomy,
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; Optical; Radio
Science Interest:Solar, Clusters of Galaxies, High Redshift Galaxies, Women in Astronomy, Astronomy Education
Mangala Sharma - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Optical studies of Poor Clusters of Galaxies University
2. Galaxies and the Universe General


Robin L. Shelton
National Research Council Fellow
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 662
Greenbelt, MD 20771 USA
Work: (301) 286-4391
Fax: (301) 286-1684
E-mail: shelton@spots.gsfc.nasa.gov
Degree: 1996 Ph.D. Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Research Institution; Laboratory
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Radio
Science Interest:Interstellar Medium; SN, SNR; Milky Way; Computational Astrophysics
Robin L. Shelton - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Supernova Remnants in the Milky Way Halo University
2. Working Toward an Understanding of a Puzzling New Class of Supernova Remnants University
3. Above the Milky Way -- this is a description of the conditions and current science questions about the
space on either side of the disk of the Milky Way
General


Alison I. Sills
Graduate Student
Yale University
Department of Astronomy
PO Box 208101
New Haven, CT 06511 USA
Work: (203) 432-3025
Fax: (203) 432-5048
E-mail: asills@astro.yale.edu
Degree: 1998 Ph.D. Astronomy, Yale University
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Programming
Wavelength: UV; Optical
Science Interest:Stellar Interiors; Stellar Evolution; Binaries; Globular Clusters


Adriana V. R. Silva
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Caltech
Solar Astronomy 264-33
Pasadena, CA 91125 USA
Work: (818) 395-3914
Fax: (818) 395-3814
E-mail: asilva@bigbear.caltech.edu
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astronomy, U. C. Berkeley
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest: Solar
Adriana V. R. Silva - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Multi-wavelength Observation of Solar Flares University


Susan M. Simkin
Professor
Michigan State University
Physics-Astronomy
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1116 USA
Work: (517) 353-6779
Fax: (517) 353-4500
E-mail: simkin@jabiru.ps.msu.edu
Degree: 1965 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Programming; Instrumentation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Radio
Science Interest: Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Astronomical Instruments & Techniques; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education; Seyfert Galaxies, Radio Galaxies
Susan M. Simkin - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Astronomy Today, From HST to Next Generation Telescopes General
2. Radio Galaxies, What and Why? Any Level
3. Optical synchrotron Jets in Radio Galaxies University


Amy A Simon
Research Associate II
Cornell University
326 Space Sciences Bldg
Ithaca, NY 14853 USA
Work: 607-255-5913
Fax: 607-255-9002
E-mail: simon@astrosun.tn.cornell.edu
Degree: 1998 Ph.D. Astronomy, NMSU
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR
Science Interest:Planetary


Caroline E. Simpson
Asst. Professor
Florida International University
Department of Physics
University Park
Miami, FL 33199 USA
Work: (305) 348-1565
Fax: (305) 348-3053
E-mail: simpsonc@fiu.edu
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Florida
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Radio
Science Interest:Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Atomic Clouds; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Astronomy Education; Dwarf Galaxies
Caroline E. Simpson - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. The Seashell and the Seven Dwarfs/The Formation of Dwarfs via Interactions Any Level
2. Pop go the Galaxies/Star Formation in Dwarf Irregular Galaxies Any Level


Tammy A. Smecker-Hane
Assistant Professor
University of California, Irvine
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
Univ. of CA, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-4575 USA
Work: (714) 824-7773
Fax: (714) 824-2174
E-mail: tsmecker@uci.edu
Degree: 1993 Ph.D. Physics/Astronomy, Johns Hopkins Univ.
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest: Stellar Evolution; Globular Clusters; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Stellar Populations; HII Regions; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies


Beverly J. Smith
Research Associate
Center for Astrophysics and Space Astronomy
University of Colorado

Box 389
Boulder CO 80309 USA
Work:(303) 492-8871
Fax: (303) 492-4052
E-mail: beverly@casa.colorado.edu
Degree: 1989 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Massachusetts
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest: Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies
Beverly J. Smith - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Interstellar Dust and Gas in External Galaxies:
Results from the Infrared Space Observatory
University
2. Bridge/Ring Interacting Galaxy Pairs University


Denise A. Smith
Postdoctoral Fellow
Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218 US
Work: (410) 338-5010
Fax:
E-mail: dsmith@stsci.edu
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astronomy, Cornell University
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Radio;
Science Interest:Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Astronomy Education; Starburst Galaxies, Initial Mass Function, Stellar Populations


Makeda Tiye Smith
Undergraduate Student
Vassar College
Box 3465
124 Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604-3465 USA
Work: (914) 437-5385
Fax: (914) 437-7554
E-mail: maksmith@vaxsar.vassar.edu
Degree: 1998, May B.A. Astronomy, Vassar College
Current Appointment: Undergraduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Experiment; Observation
Wavelength: All
Science Interest:Solar; Planetary; Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Extra Solar Planets; Stellar Evolution; Degenerate Stars; Very Young Stars; Galactic/Open Clusters; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; HII Regions; Planetary Nebulae; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Quasar Absorption Lines; Large Scale Structure; Intergalactic Medium; Early Universe; Extragalactic Lensing; Cosmic Rays; Computational Astrophysics; Laboratory Astrophysics; Relativistic Astrophysics; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education


Tracy L. Smith
Research Assistant
The University of Toledo
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
Ritter Astrophysical Research Center
Toledo, OH 43606 U.S.A.
Work: (419) 530-4643
Fax: (419) 530-2723
E-mail: tsmith@astro1.panet.utoledo.edu
Degree: 1999 Ph.D. Physics/Astronomy, The University of Toledo
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Experiment; Observation; Programming; Instrumentation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Variables; Binaries; Interstellar Medium; Planetary Nebulae; Laboratory Astrophysics; Women in Astronomy; composition of IS dust, dust photoluminescence
Tracy L. Smith - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Laboratory Aspects of Dust Synthesis University
2. Photoluminescence Efficiencies of Various IS Dust Analogs University


Stephanie A. Snedden
Graduate Student
University of Nebraska
Department of Physics & Astronomy
116 Brace Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588-0111 USA
Work: (402) 472-3578
Fax:
E-mail: snedden@unlinfo.unl.edu
Degree: 1995 M.S. Physics/Astronomy, U. Nebraska
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical
Science Interest: Active/Interacting Galaxies; Astronomy Education


Nandita Srivastava
Post Doctoral Fellow
Max-Planck-Institut Fuer Aeronomie
37191
Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany
Work: +49-5556-979227
Fax: +49-5556-979240
E-mail: nandita@corona.mpae.gwdg.de
Degree: 1994 Ph.D. Physics, Udaipur Solar Observatory/Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical; Radio
Science Interest:Solar; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education
Nandita Srivastava - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Coronal Mass Ejections As Observed By Large Angle Spectroscopic Coronagraph (LASCO) University
2. On the Solar Origins Of Geo-effective CMEs observed by YOHKOH University
3. Evolution of Helically Twisted Prominence Structures University


Suzanne Therese Staggs
Assistant Professor
Princeton University
Physics Department: Jadwin Hall
Washington Road
Princeton, NJ USA 08544-0708 USA
Work: (609) 258-4317
Fax: (609) 258-6853
E-mail: see web page
Degree: 1993 Ph.D. Physics, Princeton University
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Experiment; Observation
Wavelength: Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest:Intergalactic Medium; Early Universe; Instruments & Techniques
Suzanne Therese Staggs - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. The Cosmic Background Radiation Guide to the Universe Any Level
2. Long Wavelength Measurements of the Absolute Temperature of the
Cosmic Background Radiation
University


Ingrid H. Stairs
Postdoctoral Fellow
Jodrell Bank, University of Manchester
N.R.A.L. Jodrell Bank
Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9DL U.K.
Work: +44 (0)1477 571 321
Fax: +44 (0)1477 571 618
E-mail: is@jb.man.ac.uk
Degree: 1998 Ph.D. Physics, Princeton University
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: Radio
Science Interest:Stellar EvolutionDegenerate StarsBinariesInterstellar MediumStellar PopulationsSN, SNRRelativistic AstrophysicsWomen in Astronomy
Ingrid H. Stairs - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. PSR B1534+12 and Tests of General Relativity University
2. Improved Pulsar Timing with Coherent Dedispersion Instruments University


Letizia Stanghellini
Associate Astronomer
Space Telescope Science Institute
European Space Agency

3700 San Martin Drive
Baltimore, Maryland 21218 USA
Work: (410) 338-4838
Fax: (410) 338-2617
E-mail: lstanghe@stsci.edu
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Illinois
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR
Science Interest: Stellar Interiors, Stellar Evolution, Degenerate Stars, Stellar Populations, Planetary Nebulae


Susan Gessner Stewart
Astronomer
US Naval Observatory
3450 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20392-5420 US
Work: (202) 762-1410
Fax: (202) 762-1612
E-mail: sgs@newcomb.usno.navy.mil
Degree: 1998 Ph.D. Astronomy, Univsity of Alabama
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical
Science Interest:Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; HII Regions; Normal Galaxies


Karen M. Strom
Research Professor
Five College Astronomy Department
Astronomy Program, LGRT-517
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003 USA
Work: (413) 545-2131
Fax: (413) 545-4223
E-mail: kstrom@hanksville.phast.umass.edu
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, El Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Optica y Electrónica
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation; Programming
Wavelength: X-Ray; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm
Science Interest: Extra Solar Planets; Stellar Evolution; Very Young Stars; Galactic/Open Clusters; Star Formation; Stellar Populations; Molecular Clouds; Atomic Clouds


Paula Szkody
Professor
University of Washington
Department of Astronomy
Box 351580
U of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195 USA
Work: (206) 543-1988
Fax: (206) 685-0403
E-mail: szkody@astro.washington.edu
Degree: 1975 Ph.D. Astronomy, U of W
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR
Science Interest:Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Evolution; Degenerate Stars; Variables; Binaries; Stellar Jets; Globular Clusters; Stellar Populations; Milky Way; Instruments & Techniques; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education;
Paula Szkody - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Cataclysmic Events in Space Any Level
2. Cataclysmic Variables - Stellar Labs for the Study of Mass Accretion University


Linda J. Tacconi
Staff Astronomer
Max-Planck-Inst. fuer extraterrestrische Physik
Giessenbachstrasse
Garching, D-85748 Germany
Work: (49) 89-3299-3873
Fax: (49) 89-3299-3569
E-mail: linda@hethp.mpe-garching.mpg.de
Degree: 1988 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Near IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest: Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Women in Astronomy


Sara-anne C. Taylor
Data Analyst
MIT Center for Space Research
77 Massachusetts Ave.
NE80-6013
Cambridge, MA 02139 USA
Work: (617) 258-6596
Fax: (617) 258-8084
E-mail: staylor@space.mit.edu
Degree: 1996 M.S. Physics, University of New Hampshire
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Experiment
Wavelength:
Science Interest:


Susan Terebey
Research Staff
Extrasolar Research Corporation
720 Magnolia Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106 USA
Work: (818) 568-9702
Fax: (213) 477-2071
E-mail: terebey@extrasolar.com
Degree: 1984 Ph.D. Astronomy, UC Berkeley
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest:Extra Solar Planets; Very Young Stars; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Molecular Clouds
Susan Terebey - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. From Protostars to Extrasolar Planets General
2. Rotation and Infall Toward Class 0 Protostars University
3. Near-infrared Imaging of Circumstellar Disks and Envelopes Around Protostars University


Joanna E. Thomas-Osip
Pre-doctoral Fellow
University of Florida
211 SSRB
Department of Astronomy
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611 USA
Work: (352) 392-2287
Fax: (352) 392-5089
E-mail: jet@astro.ufl.edu
Degree: 1998 Ph.D. Astronomy, UF
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution; Observatory; Laboratory
Research Type: Theory; Experiment
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Mid IR
Science Interest: Planetary; Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Women in Astronomy
Joanna E. Thomas-Osip - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Gendered language and metaphors in astronomy Any Level
2. Light Scattering by Cubes: On the particle shape to light scattering translation University


Anne A. Thoul
Postdoctoral Fellow
Universite de Liege
Institut d'Astrophysique et de Geophysique
5 avenue de Cointe
Liege, 4000 Belgium
Work: +32 4 252 99 80
Fax: +32 4 252 74 74
E-mail: thoul@astro.ulg.ac.be
Degree: 1992 Ph.D. Engineering, Cornell University
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Theory
Wavelength: Non-Applicable
Science Interest:Stellar Interiors; Stellar Evolution; Globular Clusters; Galaxy Formation


Silvia Torres-Peimbert
Professor
Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Apartado Postal 70-164
Ciudad Universitaria
Mexico, D.F. 04510 Mexico
Work: (525) 622-3900
Fax: (525) 616-0653
E-mail: silvia@astroscu.unam.mx
Degree: Ph.D. Astronomy
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Interstellar Medium; HII Regions; Planetary Nebulae


Kim-Vy Huu Tran
Graduate Student
UC Santa Cruz
Astronomy Department
Kerr Hall
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 USA
Work: (408) 459-4485
Fax:
E-mail: vy@ucolick.org
Degree: 2002 Ph.D. Astronomy, UC Santa Cruz
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Radio
Science Interest: Stellar Evolution; Galactic/Open Clusters; Globular Clusters; Stellar Populations; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Quasar Absorption Lines; Large Scale Structure; Intergalactic Medium; Gravitational Lensing by Extragalactic Sources; Astronomical Instruments & Techniques; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education
Kim-Vy Huu Tran - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Learning the Night Sky Interactive
2. Current Topics in Modern Astronomy General


Paula C. Turner
Assistant Professor of Physics
Kenyon College
Department of Physics
Kenyon College
Gambier, OH 43022 USA
Work: 614-427-5367
Fax: 614-427-5237
E-mail: turnerp@kenyon.edu
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Physics/Astronomy, University of Rochester
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Near IR
Science Interest: Active/Interacting Galaxies
Paula C. Turner - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Galaxies That Go Bump in the Night (intro to galaxies, mergers; can include
discussion of my near IR research images for appropriate groups)
General


C. Megan Urry
Head, Science Program Selection Office
Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218 USA
Work: (410) 338-4593
Fax: (410) 338-4767
E-mail: cmu@stsci.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Physics/Astronomy, The Johns Hopkins University 1984
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: Gamma Ray; X-Ray; UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest: Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; Women in Astronomy
C. Megan Urry - Sample Talk Titles: Audience Level:
1. A Unified View of Active Galaxies Any Level
2. Blazars and Black Holes Any Level
3. Highlights from the Hubble Space Telescope Any Level


Jacqueline H. van Gorkom
Professor
Astronomy Department
Columbia University
538 W 120th Street
New York, NY 10027 USA
Work: (212) 854-6850
Fax:
E-mail: jvangork@astro.columbia.edu
Degree: 1980 Ph.D. Astronomy, Kapteyn Institute
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; Optical; mm; Radio
Science Interest:Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Quasar Absorption Lines; Large Scale Structure; Intergalactic Medium


Griet Clara Van de Steene
Postdoctoral Fellow
European Southern Observatory
Alonso de Cordova
Vitacura
Santiago, Chile
Work: +56-2-2285006
Fax: +56-2-2285132
E-mail: gsteene@eso.org
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astronomy, Kapteyn Astronomical Institute
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Radio
Science Interest:Stellar Evolution; Planetary Nebulae; Milky Way; Instruments & Techniques


Liese van Zee
Jansky Fellow
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
PO Box 0
Socorro, NM 87801 USA
Work: (505) 835-7274
Fax: (505) 835-7027
E-mail: lvanzee@nrao.edu
Degree: 1996 Ph.D. Astronomy, Cornell University
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Radio
Science Interest:Star Formation; HII Regions; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies


Karen M. Vanlandingham
Graduate Associate
Arizona State University
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Tempe, AZ 85287-1504 USA
Work: (602) 965-0664
Fax:
E-mail: karenv@suelee.la.asu.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Astronomy, Arizona State University 1997
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest: Stellar Evolution; Variables; Binaries


Faith Vilas
Space Scientist
NASA Johnson Space Center
SN3
Houston, Texas 77058 USA
Work: (281) 483-5056
Fax: (281) 483-5276
E-mail: Faith.Vilas1@jsc.nasa.gov
Degree: 1984 Ph.D. Planetary Sciences, Univ.of Arizona
Current Appointment:
Current Institution:
Research Type: Experiment; Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Planetary; Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Extra Solar Planets; Instruments & Techniques


Nicole P. Vogt
Visiting Research Fellow
UCO / Lick Observatory
UCSC
Lick Observatory
Santa Cruz,, CA 95064-1077 USA
Work: (408) 459-3841
Fax: (408) 426-3115
E-mail: nicole@ucolick.org
Degree: 1995 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, Cornell University
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: All
Science Interest: Star Formation; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Large Scale Structure; Gravitational Lensing by Extragalactic Sources
Nicole P. Vogt - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. The Kinematics and Evolution of Galaxies out to a Redshift z ~ 1 Any Level
2. The Effects of Environment on Mass amd Light in Spiral Galaxies Any Level


Saeqa Dil Vrtilek
Astrophysicist
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden Street
Mailstop 83
Cambridge, MA 02138 US
Work: (617) 495-7094
Fax: (617) 496-7577
E-mail: svrtilek@cfa.harvard.edu
Degree: 1985 Ph.D. Astrophysics, Columbia University
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Theory; Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical
Science Interest: Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Evolution; Binaries; History of Astronomy
Saeqa Dil Vrtilek - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Elementary, Enigmatic, Energetic, and Extreme:
The Extraordinary Lives of X-ray Binaries
General
2. UV Echoes from X-ray Pulsars University
3. Multiwavelength Studies of X-ray Binaries Any Level


Yun Wang
Visiting Research Fellow
Dept. of Astrophysical Sciences
Peyton Hall
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544 USA
Work: (609) 258-3572
Fax: (609) 258-1020
E-mail: ywang@astro.princeton.edu
Degree: 1991 Ph.D. Physics, Carnegie-Mellon University
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory
Wavelength: Non-Applicable
Science Interest:Gravitational Lensing; High Redshift Galaxies; Large Scale Structure; Early Universe; Extragalactic Lensing; Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation
Yun Wang - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Cosmology in 2002 Any Level
2. Extreme Gravitational Lensing Events Any Level


Alexandria Ware
Astrophysicist
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
60 Garden St
Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
Work:
Fax:
E-mail: aware@cfa.harvard.edu
Degree: 1996 A.B. Astronomy, Wellesley College
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Instrumentation
Wavelength: X-Ray; Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Planetary; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies


Zodiac T. Webster
Graduate Student
University of California, Santa Cruz
UCO/Lick Kerr Hall
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 USA
Work:
Fax:
E-mail: zodiac@ucolick.org
Degree: 1992 B.A. Physics, Mount Holyoke College
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Radio
Science Interest:


Donna E. Weistrop
Professor
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Physics Department
4505 Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4002 USA
Work: (702) 895-3507
Fax:
E-mail: weistrop@nevada.edu
Degree: 1971 Ph.D. Astronomy, CA Institute of Technology
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical
Science Interest: Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Large Scale Structure
Donna E. Weistrop - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Galaxies in Voids Any Level


Mary Lou West
Professor
Montclair State University
Math/Comp Sci/Physics Dept
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043 USA
Work: (973) 655-7266
Fax: (973) 655-7686
E-mail: west@astro.montclair.edu
Degree: 1970 Ph.D. Astrophysics, Columbia University
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution; Research Institution
Research Type: Theory; Programming
Wavelength: All
Science Interest:Interstellar Medium; SN, SNR; Milky Way; Astronomy Education
Mary Lou West - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. A Woman's Place is in the Dome - History of Women in Astronomy General
2. Bubbles in the Interstellar Medium General
3. Astronomy Activities for Teachers K-8 General


Sarah L. West
Research Assistant
NASA Ames Research Center
MS 245-3
Moffett Field, CA 94035 USA
Work: (650) 604-0328
Fax: (650) 604-6779
E-mail: swest@misty.arc.nasa.gov
Degree: Astronomy & Astrophysics,
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution; Laboratory
Research Type: Theory; Experiment; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: X-Ray; UV; Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR
Science Interest:Planetary; Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Variables; Binaries; Interstellar Medium; Molecular Clouds; HII Regions; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Quasar Absorption Lines; Intergalactic Medium; Astrobiology


Patricia Ann Whitelock
Deputy Director
South African Astronomical Observatory
SAAO, P O Box 9, Observatory
7935 South Africa
Work: +27 21 4470025
Fax: +27 21 4473639
E-mail: paw@saao.ac.za
Degree: 1976 Ph.D. Astrophysics, Imperial College Science & Technology, London
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Research Institution; Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR
Science Interest:Stellar Atmospheres, Stellar Evolution, Variables, Binaries, Globular Clusters, Stellar Populations, Planetary Nebulae, SN, SNR, Milky Way, Normal Galaxies, Women in Astronomy


Lisa M. Will
Graduate Associate
Arizona State University
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Box 871504
Tempe, AZ 85287-1504 USA
Work: (602) 965-3561
Fax:
E-mail: lisa.will@asu.edu
Degree: 1999(exp) Ph.D. Physics/Astronomy, Arizona State University
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: All
Science Interest:Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Stellar Atmospheres; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Molecular Clouds; HII Regions; Planetary Nebulae; Atomic Clouds; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Cosmic Rays; Computational Astrophysics; Astronomy Education
Lisa M. Will - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Astronomy Open House -- Letting the Public See Through the Telescopes Interactive
2. Investigation of the 217.5 nm Extinction Feature University


Althea Wilkinson
Daphne Jackson Research Fellow
Jodrel Bank, Univ. of Manchester, UK
Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratory
Jodrell Bank
Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9DL UK
Work: UK (0)1477-571321
Fax:
E-mail: aw@jb.man.ac.uk
Degree: PHD 1974 Ph.D. Astronomy, Univ Of manchester
Current Appointment:
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Programming; Instrumentation
Wavelength: Optical; Radio
Science Interest:Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Large Scale Structure; Early Universe; Extragalactic Lensing; Astronomy Education; Cosmic Microwave Background


Christine D. Wilson
Associate Professor
McMaster University
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M1 Canada
Work: (905) 525-9140 x27483
Fax: (905) 546-1252
E-mail: wilson@physics.mcmaster.ca
Degree: 1990 Ph.D. Astronomy, Caltech
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm
Science Interest:
Very Young Stars; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Stellar Populations; Molecular Clouds; HII Regions; Milky Way; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies
Christine D Wilson - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Star Formation in Giant HII Regions University
2. Physical Properties of Molecular Clouds in Local Group Galaxies University
3. Studying Gas in Galaxies: Millimeter and Submillimeter Radio Astronomy General


Grace A. Wolf-Chase
Research Fellow
University of California, Riverside
Physics Department
Riverside, CA 92521 USA
Work: (909) 787-2151
Fax: (909) 787-4529
E-mail: wolf@fun.ucr.edu
Degree: 1992 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, Univ. of Arizona
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Theory; Observation; Programming
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Far IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest: Stellar Evolution; Very Young Stars; Stellar Jets; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Molecular Clouds; HII Regions; Astronomy Education
Grace A. Wolf-Chase - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. The Search for Origins: Probing the Earliest Stages of Star Formation Any Level


Sidney C. Wolff
Director
National Optical Astronomy Observatories
P.O. Box 26732
Tucson, AZ 85726 USA
Work: (520) 318-8281
Fax: (520) 318-8170
E-mail: swolff@noao.edu
Degree: 1966 Ph.D. Astronomy, Berkeley
Current Appointment: Tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Observatory
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR
Science Interest: Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Evolution; Very Young Stars; Galactic/Open Clusters; Star Formation; Astronomical Instruments & Techniques; Astronomy Education


Maria Womack
Assistant Professor
St. Cloud State University
Department of Physics & Astronomy
720 4th Ave S
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498 USA
Work: (320) 255-2011
Fax:
E-mail: maria@jibitoo.bd.psu.edu
Degree: 1991 Ph.D. Physics, Arizona State University
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Mid IR; Sub-mm; mm
Science Interest:Planetary; Asteroids, Comets, Meteors; Interstellar Medium; Star Formation; Molecular Clouds


Laura M. Woodney
Graduate Research Assistant
University of Maryland
Department of Astronomy
College Park, MD 20740 USA
Work: (301) 405-1561
Fax: (301) 314-9067
E-mail: woodney@astro.umd.edu
Degree: 1999 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Maryland
Current Appointment: Graduate Student
Current Institution: Research Institution
Research Type: Observation; Programming
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Sub-mm; mm
Science Interest:Planetary; Asteroids, Comets, Meteors


Emily Xanthopoulos
Research Associate - Postdoc
NRAL Jodrell Bank, University of Manchester
Macclesfield
Cheshire, SK11 9DL United Kingdom
Work: (1477) 571321 ext. 297
Fax: (1477) 571618
E-mail: emily@jb.man.ac.uk
Degree: 1993 Ph.D. Astronomy & Astrophysics, York University
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation; Programming
Wavelength: Optical; Near IR; Sub-mm; mm; Radio
Science Interest:Globular Clusters; HII Regions; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Quasar Absorption Lines; Large Scale Structure; Early Universe; Extragalactic Lensing
Emily Xanthopoulos - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. Recent advances of HST in the field of gravitational lensing Any Level
2. Databases and large surveys in astronomy University
3. Gravitational lenses: the magnifying glasses of the Universe General


Ann I. Zabludoff
Hubble Fellow
University of California, Santa Cruz
Astronomy Department
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 USA
Work: (408) 459-3081
Fax: (408) 426-3115
E-mail: aiz@ucolick.org
Degree: 1993 Ph.D. Astronomy, Harvard University
Current Appointment: Postdoc
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: X-Ray; Optical; Near IR; Radio
Science Interest:Star Formation; Stellar Populations; Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Large Scale Structure; Intergalactic Medium; Extragalactic Lensing
Ann I. Zabludoff - Sample Talk Titles/Topics: Audience Level:
1. A New Look at Poor Groups of Galaxies Any Level
2. Galaxy Luminosity Function and Environment: Isolated Ellipticals, Poor Groups, and Rich Clusters University
3. Rich Clusters of Galaxies: Insights into Cosmology and Galaxy Evolution Any Level


Esther L. Zirbel
Assistant Professor
Wellesley College
Whitin Observatory
Wellesley, MA 02181 USA
Work: (781) 283-3707
Fax: (781) 283-3667
E-mail: ezirbel@Wellesley.edu
Degree: 1993 Ph.D. Astronomy, Yale
Current Appointment: Non-tenured Faculty/Staff
Current Institution: Academic Institution
Research Type: Observation
Wavelength: UV; Optical; Radio
Science Interest:Normal Galaxies; Active/Interacting Galaxies; Clusters of Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies; Large Scale Structure; Intergalactic Medium; History of Astronomy; Women in Astronomy; Astronomy Education