Postdoctoral Fellow

Lea joined STScI as a postdoctoral researcher in 2017, working with Julia Roman-Duval as part of the ISM@ST group.  She completed her graduate work at Penn State University working with Caryl Gronwall and Michael Siegel.  Her broad research focus is using ultraviolet to near-infrared observations of nearby galaxies to constrain dust attenuation and star formation.


PhD in Astronomy & Astrophysics, Penn State University
BS in Physics, Harvey Mudd College


Research Topics: Local Group Galaxies; Interstellar Medium; Dust; Dwarf galaxies; Low surface brightness galaxies; Ultraviolet astronomy


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ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8918-1597

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