Brief CV

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Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014

M.S. Astronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2010

B.A. Physics, cum laude, Colorado College, 2008

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor of Physics, Colorado College, 2017–present

Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, Colorado College, 2016–2017

W. J. McDonald Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas at Austin, 2014–2016

Visiting Lecturer in Physics, Colorado College, Fall 2013

Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008–2014

Honors & Awards

Jansky Family Fellowship for Outstanding Research, UW-Madison, 2014

Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Award, American Astronomical Society, 2013

Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research, 2012

Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowship, 2010

Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute grant recipient, UW-Madison, 2009

Wilbur Wright Memorial Prize for Excellence in Physics, Colorado College, 2008

Arthur and Helen Johnson Foundation Scholarship, Colorado College, 2004–2008

Service & Leadership

Referee for The Astronomical Journal, Nature Letters, Astronomy & Astrophysics, The Astrophysical Journal Letters

Departmental postdoc representative, UT Austin, 2015–2016

SAVE/Point (Society for Astronomy Visualization and Education) Collaborator, UT Austin, 2015

Postdoc representative for Association for Women in Astronomy Research and Education (AWARE), UT Austin, 2014–2016

NASA Review Panelist, 2014

Graduate Student-Faculty Liaison, UW-Madison, 2010–2011

Implemented departmental research assistant family and medical leave policy, UW-Madison, 2010

Leader of Women for Wisconsin Strengthening Astronomy (WOWSA), UW-Madison, 2009–2014

Selected Publications

N.M. Gosnell, R.D. Mathieu, A.M. Geller, A. Sills, N. Leigh, C. Knigge. Implications for the Formation of Blue Straggler Stars from HST Ultraviolet Observations of NGC 188. The Astrophysical Journal, 2015, 814, 163

E.M. Leiner, R.D. Mathieu, N.M. Gosnell, A.M. Geller. WIYN Open Cluster Study. LXVI. Spectroscopic Binary Orbits in the Young Open Cluster M35 (NGC 2168). The Astronomical Journal, 2015, 150, 10

N.M. Gosnell, R.D. Mathieu, A.M. Geller, A. Sills, N. Leigh, C. Knigge. Detection of White Dwarf Companions to Blue Stragglers in the Open Cluster NGC 188: Direct Evidence for Recent Mass Transfer. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2014, 783, 8

B.M. Tofflemire, N.M. Gosnell, R.D. Mathieu, I. Platais. WIYN Open Cluster Study. LIX. Radial Velocity Membership of the Evolved Population of the Old Open Cluster NGC 6791. The Astronomical Journal, 2014, 148, 61

K.E. Milliman, R.D. Mathieu, A.M. Geller, N.M. Gosnell, S. Meibom, I. Platais. WIYN Open Cluster Study. LX. Spectroscopic Binary Orbits in NGC 6819. The Astronomical Journal, 2014, 148, 38

I. Platais, N.M. Gosnell, S. Meibom, et al. WIYN Open Cluster Study. LV. Astrometry and Membership in NGC 6819. The Astronomical Journal, 2013, 146, 43

N.M. Gosnell, D. Pooley, A.M. Geller, J. Kalirai, R.D. Mathieu, P. Frinchaboy, E. Ramirez-Ruiz. An Unexpected Discovery in the Rich Open Cluster NGC 6819 Using XMM-Newton. The Astrophysical Journal, 2012, 745, 57