Marla Geha

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Professor of Astronomy and Physics
Address: 
STN 215
203-432-5796

I am a Professor in the Astronomy Department at Yale University. As an observational astronomer, I am primarily interested in the formation, evolution and destruction of dwarf galaxies. My current work includes observations of ultra-faint galaxies recently discovered in the Local Group. These objects are the least-massive and most dark-matter dominated galaxies in the known Universe, providing significant constraints on both galaxy formation processes and cosmology.

Department of Astronomy

Education: 
Ph.D. , University of California, Santa Cruz, 2003
Field of Study: 
Astronomy