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Kathryn Johnston

Professor, Astronomy


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Professor Johnston received her Ph.D. in astronomy and astrophysics from UC-Santa Cruz. She was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, and then an assistant professor at Wesleyan University, where she was a recipient of an NSF CAREER Award. She joined the Columbia faculty in 2006.


Research Topics

dynamics; galaxy interactions, formation and evolution; the Milky Way and Local Group


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