Dawn Erb

Dawn Erb

Associate Professor

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Research Interests: Galaxy Formation; Galaxy Evolution; High Redshift Galaxies; High Redshift Intergalactic Medium; Starburst Galaxies.

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Dawn Erb


Professor Erb's research
interests include galaxy formation and evolution, the kinematics, chemical evolution and stellar populations of galaxies at high redshift, feedback processes in starburst galaxies, and the evolution of the intergalactic medium at high redshift.

Biographical Sketch:

Dawn Erb received her Ph.D. in Astrophysics in 2005 from the California Institute of Technology. She was a CfA Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics from 2005-2008. The following two years Erb was a Spitzer Postdoctoral Fellow at the Univerity of California. Since 2010, she has been at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where, since 2014, she holds the rank of Associate Professor. Also, she is a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin Madison.

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