Research Interests

  • Dynamics
  • Galaxy formation, interactions and evolution
  • Stellar Populations, the Milky Way and the Local Group

    Professional Appointments

  • Chair, Astronomy Department, Columbia University, July 2014 –
  • Professor, Columbia University, July 2012 –
  • Associate Professor, Columbia University, July 2006 – June 2012
  • Assistant Professor, Wesleyan University, July 1999 – July 2006
  • Postdoctoral Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, September 1996 – July 1999

    Education

  • B.A. in Mathematics, Cambridge University, June 1991
  • M.S. in Astronomy, UC Santa Cruz, June 1993
  • Ph.D. in Astronomy, UC Santa Cruz, June 1996
Kathryn V. Johnston

    Contact Information

    Kathryn V. Johnston
    Columbia University
    Department of Astronomy
    Mail Code 5246
    550 West 120th Street, Pupin Hall
    New York, New York 10027
    Tel: 212.854.3278
    Fax: 212.854.8121
    kvj at astro.columbia.edu