Susan Kassin

Associate Astronomer

As an astronomer, I study how galaxies form and evolve using observations with ground and space-based telescopes, in addition to computer simulations. As an instrument scientist in the JWST NIRSpec instrument branch, I am leading the working group on post-pipeline data analysis and visualization tools for spectroscopy.


PhD in Astrophysics, The Ohio State University
MS in Astrophysics, The Ohio State University
BA in Physics, minor Mathematics, Columbia College, Columbia University


Research Topics: Star Formation, Histories, and Evolution; High-Redshift Galaxies; Galaxy Formation and Evolution; Dust; Stellar Populations


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