Chair

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Nils Halverson Nils Halverson
Department Chair
(303) 492-6817

Assoc. Chair

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David Brain David Brain
Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies
(303) 735-5606
Kevin France Kevin France
Associate Chair for Graduate Studies
(303) 492-1429

Faculty

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Daniel Dan Baker Daniel Baker
(303) 492-4509, (303) 492-0591
Johnathan John Bally John Bally
(303) 492-5786
Mitchell Mitch Begelman Mitchell Begelman
(303) 492-7856
Zachory Zach Berta-Thompson Zachory Berta-Thompson
(303) 735-6821
Lauren Blum Lauren Blum
Benjamin "Ben" Brown Ben Brown
(303) 492-8647
Jack Burns Jack Burns
(303) 735-0963
Webster Web Cash Webster Cash
(303) 492-4056
Julia Julie Comerford Julie Comerford
(303) 735-7032
Steven Steve Cranmer Steven Cranmer
(303) 735-1265
Jeremy Darling Jeremy Darling
(303) 492-4881
Jason Dexter Jason Dexter
Douglas Doug Duncan Douglas Duncan
(303) 735-6141
Erica Ellingson Erica Ellingson
Honors Thesis Advising
(303) 492-6610
Robert Bob Ergun Robert Ergun
(303) 492-1560, (303) 492-6944
Lawrence Larry Esposito Larry Esposito
(303) 492-7325
James Jim Green James Green
(303) 492-7712
Andrew Hamilton Andrew Hamilton
(303) 492-7833
Paul Hayne in Iceland Paul Hayne
303-735-6399
Seth Hornstein Seth Hornstein
Observatory Director
(303) 492-5631, (303) 492-9105
Maria Kazachenko Maria Kazachenko
303-735-9041
John Keller John Keller
Planetarium Director
(303) 735-7998, (303) 735-8356
Adam Kowalski Adam Kowalski
303-492-9648
Meredith MacGregor headshot Meredith MacGregor
303-492-9629
Ann-Marie Madigan Ann-Marie Madigan
2-0389
David Malaspina David Malaspina
303-492-9501
Erica Nelson Erica Nelson
Jorge Perez-Gallego Jorge Perez-Gallego
Scholar in Residence
Mark Rast Mark Rast
(303) 492-5348, (303) 735-1038
Nicholas Nick Schneider Nick Schneider
(303) 492-7672
Juri Toomre Juri Toomre
(303) 492-7854, (303) 492-8769
Michelle Wooten Michelle Wooten

Research Faculty

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Brian Fleming Brian Fleming
303-735-7496
Brad Hindman

Emeritus Faculty

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Frances Fran Bagenal Fran Bagenal
(303) 492-2598
Peter Conti
John Hart
J. McKim Malville
303-492-7022
Richard McCray Richard McCray
J Michael Mike Shull Michael Shull
(303) 492-7827
Theodore Ted Snow Theodore Snow
Johnathan John Stocke John Stocke
(303) 492-1521
Gary Thomas

Business Manager

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Steph Preo Steph Preo
Business Manager
(303)492-2338

Staff

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Jose Aburto, Undergraduate Program Assistant Jose Aburto
Undergraduate Program Assistant
303-492-4408
Daniela Blair Daniela Blair
Academic Advisor
303/492-8806
Gretchen Lang Gretchen Lang
First-Year Advisor
303-735-7571
Troy Latta, Graduate Program Assistant for the Department of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences Troy Latta
Graduate Program Assistant • Webmaster
303-492-8914
Fabio Mezzalira, Operations Manager of the Sommers-Bausch Observatory Fabio Mezzalira
Sommers-Bausch Observatory Operations Manager
303-492-6732
Francisco "Tito" Salas, Operations Manager of Fiske Planetarium Francisco "Tito" Salas
Fiske Planetarium Operations Manager
303-492-3749
Courtney Smith
Academic Advisor

Graduate Students

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Piyush Agrawal Piyush Agrawal
Tatsuya Akiba Tatsuya Akiba
Brian Alden Brian Alden
(303) 492-7675
Noora Alsaeed Noora Alsaeed
placeholder Michelle Athay
Neil Bassett Neil Bassett
placeholder Patrick Behr
Connor Bice Connor Bice
placeholder Tyler Bishop
placeholder Catherine Blume
Rachel Bowyer Rachel Bowyer
Elizabeth Butler Elizabeth Butler
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Eryn Cangi in front of Mount Rainier Eryn Cangi
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
placeholder Jay Chittidi
Kyle Connour Kyle Connour
placeholder Marcel Corchado Albelo
Imogen Immie Cresswell Imogen Cresswell
George Ellery Hale Fellow
Fernando Cruz Aguirre Fernando Cruz Aguirre
Placeholder graphic - Girish doesn't like his picture taken Girish Duvvuri
Arika Egan Arika Egan
Rodney Elliott Rodney Elliott
Nick Erickson in front of a rocket Nicholas Erickson
NESSF Research Fellow
Daniel Everding Daniel Everding
Hannalore Gerling-Dunsmore Hannalore Gerling-Dunsmore
Justus Gibson Justus Gibson
Christopher Chris Gilly Gilbert Chris Gilly
placeholder Sajal Gupta
Angi Harke-Hosemann Angi Harke-Hosemann
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
placeholder Alex Haughton
Joshua Hibbard Joshua Hibbard
placeholder graphic Parker Hinton
Ryan Hofmann at the Royal Arch Ryan Hofmann
480-734-3155
Ryan Horton Ryan Horton
6039887379
Perianne "Peri" Johnson Peri Johnson
Megan Kenny among sunflowers Megan Kenny
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Garyfallia "Lily" Kromyda Lily Kromyda
Neeraj Kulkarni Neeraj Kulkarni
George Ellery Hale Fellow
Aylecia Lattimer Aylecia Lattimer
Ryan Lesser Ryan Lesser
Kirk Long next to a piano Kirk Long
Loren Matilsky Loren Matilsky
303-492-7853
Momchil "Momo" Molnar Momchil Molnar
James "Jimmy" Negus Jimmy Negus
303-735-7693
Ryan Orvedahl Ryan Orvedahl
303-492-8349
Jennie Paine Jennie Paine
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Heshani Pieris Heshani Pieris
Whitney Powers Whitney Powers
Hayley Roberts Hayley Roberts
Jessica Roberts holding meteor at Meteor Crater Jessica Roberts
Aimee Schechter Aimee Schechter
Daniel Sega Daniel Sega
NASA FINESST Fellow
Ryan Skoletsky Ryan Skoletsky
Kya Sorli Kya Sorli
Johnathan "John" Stauffer Johnathan Stauffer
George Ellery Hale Fellow
Aaron Stemo Aaron Stemo
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
(303) 735-7693
Cole Tamburri on his bike Cole Tamburri
George Ellery Hale Fellow
Dennis Tilipman Dennis Tilipman
Isaiah Tristan Isaiah Tristan
Samuel Sam van Kooten Sam Van Kooten
William "Will" Waalkes Will Waalkes
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Samantha Sam Walker Samantha Walker
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Tristan Weber Tristan Weber
(734) 395-6432
Heather Wernke Heather Wernke
Amanda White working on a mirror in a clean room Amanda White
Andrew Wilcoski Andrew Wilcoski
Emily Witt Emily Witt
Alexander Alex Zderic Alexander Zderic