Professor of Astronomy on the Maria Mitchell Chair and Department Chair, Physics & Astronomy
Prof. Elmegreen has been at Vassar College since 1985 and is Professor of Astronomy on the Maria Mitchell Chair and Department Chair, Physics and Astronomy. Her research focus is on observations of star-forming regions and structure in nearby and high redshift galaxies. She is President-elect of the International Astronomical Union, Chair of the Board of AURA (Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy), and past president of the American Astronomical Society. She is an honorary Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.