Faculty Bio

Debra M. Elmegreen

Professor of Astronomy on the Maria Mitchell Chair


Teaching Interests

Dr. Elmegreen teaches introductory astronomy courses as well as astrophysics courses for majors.

Research Interests

Dr. Elmegreen's research interests are star formation, the structure of spiral and interacting galaxies, and galaxy evolution. She observes in optical, near-infrared,and radio wavelengths in the local and high redshift universe.