Professor Oppenheimer received her B.A. in Physics from Columbia University and her Ph.D. in Astronomy from the California Institute of Technology. She was a Hubble Fellow at the University of California at Berkeley and at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), and a Kalbfleisch Research Fellow at the AMNH. She is currently a curator in the Astrophysics Department of AMNH and an adjunct professor at Columbia.
extrasolar planets, infrared and adaptive optics instrumentation, white dwarfs