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Postdoctoral Fellow
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Francie Cashman is a postdoctoral fellow at STScI. Her research focuses on the physical and chemical conditions near the Galactic Center.

Francie received her PhD in Physics from the University of South Carolina in 2020. Her PhD thesis research explored the chemical/physical differences between multiple sight lines through the ISM/CGM of galaxies toward gravitationally lensed quasars, as well as provided a comprehensive survey of the atomic data commonly used in absorption line studies of the interstellar, circumgalactic, and intergalactic medium.


PhD in Physics, University of South Carolina
BS in Physics, College of Charleston 


Research Topics: Local Group Galaxies, High-Redshift Galaxies, Galaxy Formation and Evolution, AGN and Quasars, Interstellar Medium, Dust Astrochemistry, Chemical Abundances, Other


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ORCID ID: 0000-0003-4237-3553


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