Professional Service

  • SnowPAC 2013. Role: Chair of scientific and local organizing committees. Organize conference in March 2013 -- Black Hole Fingerprints: Dynamics, Disruptions & Dynamics. 08/2012 - 03/2013
  • Nature. Refereed paper about black hole growth. 01/2012 - 01/2012
  • Astrophysical Journal. Refereed large paper on nuclear star clusters. 12/2011 - 12/2011
  • National Optical Astronomical Observatory. National Telescope Time Allocation Committee Member; proposal review. 10/30/2011 - 11/01/2012
  • American Astronomical Society. Member of Committee on Employment, hour. 08/2011 - 06/2012

Internal Service

  • Honors Advisor. Chair, 01/2012 - present. Department service.
  • Member of Departmental Astonomy Task Force. 09/2011 - present. Department service.
  • High Energy Astrophysics Seminar. Member, 08/2012 - present. Department service.
  • South Physics Observatory Remodel. Chair, 08/2012 - present. Department service.
  • Member of CoS Academic Appeals Committee. 09/2011 - present. College service.
  • Advising Committee. member, 08/2011 - present. College service.
  • South Physics Observatory Equipment Upgrade. spec'ed and purchased 5 telescopes & 7 cameras, 06/2012 - 10/2012. Department service.

Outreach

  • Public Talk for Salt Lake Astronomical Society. 01/2013 - present
  • Science Night Live Lecture. 12/2012 - present
  • Leader of the Andromeda Project, citizen science website with >10,000 unique users. 12/2012 - 12/2012
  • Bryce Canyon Astrofest. 05/2012 - present
  • College of Science Alumni Day Presentation. 09/2011 - present

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