Current Graduate Student

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Kareem El-Badry

Research Interests

  • galaxy formation and evolution
  • near-field cosmology
  • globular clusters
  • the stellar initial mass function
  • stellar spectroscopy
  • binary stars


I am a second-year grad student in astronomy. I work with Eliot Quataert and Dan Weisz on problems in galaxy formation and evolution, with a focus on low-mass galaxies. 

I grew up in Roseburg, Oregon. Besides astronomy, I like food, hiking and cycling, running, chess, and memes, in that order.