Talks

Watch my TED talk on searching for life on other planets:

Invited Talks

Virtual Talk, NCAR, Annual 26th CESM Workshop, Alternate Earths Sessions, June 17, 2021

Virtual Colloquium, Arizona State University, ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE), December 2, 2020

Virtual Colloquium, University of Washington, November 12, 2020

Research Discussion, University of Chicago, University of Chicago Exoplanet Group, September 28, 2020

Virtual Colloquium, Georgia Tech, September 21, 2020

Virtual Talk, THAI Workshop 2020, September 15, 2020

Virtual Talk, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) Exostars Redux Conference: “The Star-Planet Climate Connection: Energy Budgets for Terrestrial Extrasolar Planets”, August 26, 2020

Keynote address, Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP), UC Irvine, Jan 19, 2020

Colloquium, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, November 14, 2019

Presentation, Sagan Exoplanet Summer Workshop, “Astrobiology for Astronomers”, Caltech, July 18, 2019

Planet-Star Connections in the Ear of TESS and Gaia
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) ConferenceMay 24, 2019

Chalk Talk
Friends of the KITP [Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics] May 15, 2019

Plenary Talk
American Astronomical Society, January 2019

Hydrohalite Salt-albedo Feedback Could Cool M-dwarf Planets American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting, January 7, 2019

An Unexpected Path to Becoming an Astronomer
NOVA/PBS, September 5, 2018

The Climates of Other Worlds: Searching For the Next Habitable Planet
UCI Breakfast Lecture Series, May 8, 2018
https://www.physics.uci.edu/node/13220

Presentation, California Institute of Technology, ExSoCal2017, Pasadena, CA September 18-19, 2017

Innovator lecture, Millersville University, Lancaster, PA. May 3, 2017

Presentation, Breakthrough Discuss Conference, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, April 20–21, 2017

Colloquium, UCLA, April 12, 2017

Colloquium, Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA, November 10, 2016

Keynote address, Benjamin Banneker Institute, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, Aug. 11, 2016

Should we be looking for life elsewhere in the universe?
TED-Ed, July 2016

The Search for Habitable Planets and Life Beyond Our Solar System
ASU Origins Project 2016, April 5, 2016

ITC Colloquium, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, February 25, 2016

Climate and Habitability if M-dwarf Planets
Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, November, 2015

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2015 NRAO Diversity Speaker Series Seminar, Socorro NM, July 6, 2015
Link to video presentation


NBC Learn educational video (geared towards 5th-8th graders)

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Pacific Science Center/KCTS 9 Science Cafe talk “Searching for Life Around Red Dwarf Stars,” at the Wilde Rover Irish Pub, Kirkland WA,  January 13, 2014:


“Audience Choice” award-winning science communication piece “Bipolar Ice”,
performed at the USA FameLab competition finals, held during the Astrobiology Science Conference in Atlanta, GA, April 2012

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