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ERIN BOETTCHER

Postdoctoral Researcher

Welcome! I'm an observational astronomer interested in the interplay between galaxies and their gaseous environments. I use telescopes on the ground and in space to study the physical properties of the circumgalactic medium and of gaseous, disk-halo interfaces. I'm currently a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Chicago, where I'm a member of the Cosmic Ultraviolet Baryon Survey. I received my PhD from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2018, where I collaborated with Profs. Ellen Zweibel and Jay Gallagher on characterizing the dynamical states of gaseous, disk-halo interfaces in nearby galaxies.