Talks and Press

Recently I’ve been featured in some interesting articles:

I am available to give talks on my research (massive black hole formation and evolution) to scientific audiences and the public, as well as on diversity and inclusion.  A selection of invited talks I have given is below.  Feel free to contact me if you’d like me to speak at your institute or event!

Public Talks:

  • How to Build a Supermassive Black Hole
    • Mid-Hudson Astronomical Association, November 2017
    • Astronomy on Tap, November 2015
    • Shapley Lecture at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, November 2015
    • Science Club Nashville, May 2015
  • Gravitational Waves: Ripples in SpaceTime

Selected Research Talks:

  • NASA Goddard Colloquium, May 2018
  • NOAO Colloquium, November 2017
  • Computing the Universe, Oaxaca, MX, June 2016
  • Astronomy Colloquium, Penn State, October 2015
  • CCAPP Seminar, The Ohio State University, February 2015
  • Astronomy Colloquium, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, February 2015
  • KITP Seminar, July 2013

Diversity and Inclusion Talks:

  • Barriers to Access/Creating an Inclusive Environment, Inclusive Astronomy 2015
  • The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-PhD Bridge Program, AAS 2014, 2015
  • STEM GIRLS Keynote Speech, Columbia State Community College, October 2013