Professional

  • Born and raised in Iowa
  • Undergraduate studies at the University of Iowa
  • Graduate studies at the University of Minnesota
  • Postdoctoral research at the Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie and Wesleyan Univsersity
  • Faculty position at Macalester College



  • Personal

  • Happily married to Vanessa since June, 2004
  • No kids yet, but one beautiful little kitty



  • Interests

  • Spending time with friends and family
  • Playing and watching sports of all kinds
  • Religion: Iowa Football
  • Reading and occasional writing


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