Moira Gresham - Academic History

Whitman College

Walla Walla, WA
Assistant Professor of Physics
Sep 2011 - Aug 2017
Associate Professor of Physics
Sep 2017 -

External Funding:

    Principal Investigator, NSF Particle Astrophysics & Cosmology
    ($119,573 over 3 years)
    "RUI: Exploring Asymmetric Dark Universes", Sep 2017-
    Principal Investigator, Murdock College Research Program for Natural Sciences
    ($39,790 plus $17,460 matching funds from Whitman College)
    "Pushing the Limits of Dark Matter Direct Detection", March 2015-February 2018

University of Michigan

Postdoctoral Fellow, Michigan Society of Fellows
Ann Arbor, MI
September 2010 - August 2011

California Institute of Technology

PhD, Theoretical Cosmology and Particle Phenomenology
Research Advisor: Mark Wise
supported by an NDSEG Fellowship and the NSF GRFP
Pasadena, CA
October 2005 - June 2010

Cambridge University, Churchill College

MA (formerly known as Certificate of Advanced Study), Part III Mathematics
supported by the Churchill Foundation of the United States
Cambridge, UK
October 2004 - June 2005

Reed College

BA, Physics/Mathematics (Interdisciplinary)
Thesis Advisors: David Griffiths and Tom Weiting
supported in part by a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
Portland, OR
September 2000 - May 2004

Cheney High School

Cheney, WA
August 1996 - June 2000