Professor & Associate Chair, Astronomy
University of Washington
Research Expertise: stellar astronomy
VPL Focus: Task C: The Habitable Planet
Suzanne Hawley works in stellar astrophysics, particularly in the areas of magnetic activity, flares, low mass stars, brown dwarfs and variable stars. In addition, she studies star clusters, the stellar content of dwarf galaxies, and galactic structure. She is co-author of a graduate textbook with Neill Reid entitled "New Light on Dark Stars" (Springer-Praxis). Suzanne also serves as the Director of the ARC 3.5-m telescope at Apache Point Observatory.