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Staff Scientist II, Sci Sup
David French headshot

David is a Postdoctoral Fellow at STScI. He obtained his PhD in Astronomy from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2018.

His research focuses on the distribution and kinematics of circumgalactic gas, with particular emphasis on the relationship between galaxies and their surroundings.


PhD in Astronomy, University of Wisconsin, Madison

MA in Astronomy, University of Wisconsin, Madison

BA in Physics and Astronomy, Carleton College


Research Topics: Local Group Galaxies, Galaxy Formation and Evolution, Interstellar Medium, Intergalactic/circumgalactic medium, Other


Professional Websites:

Milky Way Halo Research Group @STScI


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