Chair

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

Assoc. Chair

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Erica Ellingson Erica Ellingson
Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies
(303) 732-6610
Mark Rast Mark Rast
Associate Chair for Graduate Studies
(303) 492-5348, (303) 735-1038

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
David Dave Brain David Brain
(303) 735-5606
Axel Brandenburg Axel Brandenburg
(303) 492-9309
Benjamin Ben Brown Ben Brown
(303) 492-8647
Jack Burns Jack Burns
(303) 735-0963
Webster Web Cash Webster Cash
(303) 735-2640
Julia Julie Comerford Julie Comerford
(303) 735-7032
Steven Steve Cranmer Steven Cranmer
(303) 735-1265
Charles Danforth Charles Danforth
(303) 492-8766
Jeremy Darling Jeremy Darling
(303) 492-4881
Douglas Doug Duncan Douglas Duncan
(303) 735-6141
Robert Bob Ergun Robert Ergun
(303) 492-1560, (303) 492-6944
Lawrence Larry Esposito Larry Esposito
(303) 492-7325
Brian Fleming Brian Fleming
303-735-7496
Kevin France Kevin France
(303) 492-1429
Jason Glenn Jason Glenn
(303) 735-5904, (303) 492-6073
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
John Keller John Keller
Planetarium Director
(303) 735-7998, (303) 735-8356
Adam Kowalski Adam Kowalski
303-735-9042
Ann-Marie Madigan Ann-Marie Madigan
2-0389
Nicholas Nick Schneider Nick Schneider
(303) 492-7672
J Michael Mike Shull Michael Shull
(303) 492-7827
Juri Toomre Juri Toomre
(303) 492-7854, (303) 492-8769

Emeritus

Office Manager

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Marsha Burch, Office Manager for the Department of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences Marsha Burch
Office Manager
303-492-2338

Staff

PhotoNameContact Information
Jose Aburto, Undergraduate Program Assistant Jose Aburto
Undergraduate Program Assistant
303-492-4408
Philip Bradley, Finance and Operations Manager for the Department of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences Philip Bradley
Finance and Operations Manager
303-492-8913
Troy Latta, Graduate Program Assistant for the Department of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences Troy Latta
Graduate Program Assistant
303-492-8914
Fabio Mezzalira, Operations Manager of the Sommers-Bausch Observatory Fabio Mezzalira
Sommers-Bausch Observatory Operations Manager
303-492-6732
Devin Nordson, Freshman First-Year Advisor Devin Nordson
First Year Advisor
303-492-6801
Francisco "Tito" Salas, Operations Manager of Fiske Planetarium Francisco "Tito" Salas
Fiske Planetarium Operations Manager
303-492-3749
Catherine Weldon, advisor for Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences and Physics Departments Catherine Weldon
Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences Advisor • Physics Advisor
303-735-5477

Post-Doctoral Researchers

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Alicia Aarnio Alicia Aarnio
Catherin Huitson, post-doc postdoc Catherine Huitson
303-492-9624
J. Sebastian Pineda Sebastian Pineda
(303) 735-7502
James Sayre James Sayre
(303) 492-5841

Graduate Students

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piyush agrawal Piyush Agrawal
Brian Alden Brian Alden
(303) 492-7675
Noora Alsaeed Noora Alsaeed
Evan Anders Evan Anders
George Ellery Hale Fellow
Nicole Arulanantham Nicole Arulanantham
Neil Bassett
Connor Bice Connor Bice
Bayle Bordwell during a hike at Sobo Peak Baylee Bordwell
Rachel Bowyer
Elizabeth Butler Elizabeth Butler
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Eryn Cangi Eryn Cangi
Kyle Connour Kyle Connour
Fernando Cruz Aguirre
Ryan Diaz-Perez Ryan Diaz-Perez
Girish Duvvuri Girish Duvvuri
Arika Egan Arika Egan
Hilary Egan Hilary Egan
Nicholas Erickson Nicholas Erickson
Daniel Everding Daniel Everding
Wendeline Everett Wendeline Everett
Adalyn Addy Fyhrie Adalyn Fyhrie
Justus Gibson
Christopher Chris Gilly Gilbert Chris Gilbert
Daniel Dan Gole Daniel Gole
Angi Harke-Hosemann
Ryan Hofmann at the Royal Arch Ryan Hofmann
480-734-3155
Ryan Horton Ryan Horton
6039887379
Perianne "Peri" Johnson Peri Johnson
Garyfallia "Lily" Kromyda Lily Kromyda
George Ellery Hale Fellow
Nicholas Nick Kruczek Nick Kruczek
Neeraj Kulkarni
George Ellery Hale Fellow
Raven Larson Raven Larson
Aylecia Lattimer Aylecia Lattimer
Loren Matilsky Loren Matilsky
George Ellery Hale Fellow
303-492-7853
Momchil Molnar
George Ellery Hale Fellow
James "Jimmy" Negus Jimmy Negus
303-735-7693
Rebecca Becky Nevin Rebecca Nevin
Gabriel Gabo Ortiz Peña Gabriel Ortiz-Peña
George Ellery Hale Fellow
Ryan Orvedahl Ryan Orvedahl
303-492-8349
Jennie Paine Jennie Paine
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Marcus Piquette Marcus Piquette
Drake Ranquist Drake Ranquist
Hayley Roberts Hayley Roberts
Jessica Roberts holding meteor at Meteor Crater Jessica Roberts
Avery Schiff Avery Schiff
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Marek Slipski Marek Slipski
Johnathan Stauffer
George Ellery Hale Fellow
Aaron Stemo Aaron Stemo
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Andrew Sturner, track athlete Andrew Sturner
Dennis Tilipman Dennis Tilipman
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
Jordan Wheeler Jordan Wheeler
3145741711
Amanda White dressed as the planet Jupiter at New York Comic Con Amanda White
George Ellery Hale Fellow
Andrew Wilcoski Andrew Wilcoski
Emily Witt Emily Witt
Alexander Alex Zderic Alexander Zderic