Rebekah (Bekki) Dawson
rdawson at psu dot edu
525 Davey Lab
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802

I am an assistant professor in the Penn State Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics. I received my PhD from the Harvard University Astronomy Department in May 2013, supervised by Ruth Murray-Clay and was a Miller Fellow in the Berkeley Astronomy Department.

CV: rdawson_cv.pdf

Research interests: Extra-solar planets, debris disks, dynamics of planetary and satellite systems, the Kuiper Belt, planet formation, signal processing

Courses: Astro 585: Exoplanets (Spring 2016), Astro 589 (Fall 2016), Astro 5: The Sky and Planets (Fall 2017), Astro 577: Exoplanets (Spring 2018; Spring 2020), Astro 475: Stars and Galaxies (Fall 2019)

Current group members: Jonathan Jackson (G5), Mariah MacDonald (G4), Jiayin Dong (G3), Emily Safsten (G3), Luis Nunez (G2), Shirin Zaidi (senior), Cody Shakespeare (senior)

Former group members: Former group members: Andrew Shannon (postdoctoral researcher at Observatoire de Paris), Sarah Morrison (assistant professor at Missouri State), Rory Bowens (Astronomy and Astrophysics, Class 2018; graduate student at University of Michigan, Paige Campbell (Meteorology, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Class of 2018), Michael Penwarden (Aerospace Engineering, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Class 2020)


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