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Laura E. Kay

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Title Professor
Department Physics & Astronomy, Barnard College
Email LKay@barnard.edu
Phone 212-854-7303
Address ALTSCHUL 503
New York NY 10027
Biography Professor Kay received her B.S. in Physics and B.A. in Feminist Studies from Stanford University and her Ph.D. in Astronomy and Astrophysics from the University of California at Santa Cruz. She is the recipient of an NSF Career Grant and is lead author of the textbook 21st Century Astronomy. She has served as the chair of the department of physics and astronomy at Barnard College.

Publications: "UV Imagining Polarimetry of the Peculiar Seyfert 2 Galaxy Mrk 477," "Spectropolarimetry of AGN, and 'Women and Science'"

Women's Studies Teaching: Women and Science