I am a Senior Research Associate in the Penn State Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics and a member of the Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds.

My research uses spectroscopic observations of nearby low-mass stars, brown dwarfs, and planets to investigate their orbital dynamics and atmospheres.

I am also the Instrument Scientist on the Habitable-zone Planet Finder spectrograph and the NEID spectrometer, both of which are currently under construction at Penn State.