Allison Matthews is a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy at the University of Virginia. Her research focuses on galaxy evolution through cosmic time and determining when most of the stars in the Universe formed. Allison received her B.S in Physics and Mathematics from Lafayette College and an M.S. in Astronomy from the University of Virginia. When she’s not writing computer programs or traveling to radio telescopes, Allison loves teaching astronomy to elementary-aged children through the volunteer organization Dark Skies, Bright Kids.
The Star Formation History of the Universe