Daryl Haggard


Daryl received her B.A. in Philosophy from St. John's College (Santa Fe, NM) in 1995, a M.S. in Physics from San Francisco State University in 2004, an a Ph.D. in Astronomy from the University of Washington (Seattle, WA) in 2010. As a graduate student Daryl was an NSF GK-12 Fellow (2001) and a NASA Harriett Jenkins Fellow (2005-2008), as well as a founding member of the University of Washington's Pre-Major in Astronomy Program (2005). In 2010 she joined the Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Exploration at Northwestern University as a CIERA Postdoctoral Fellow, where she worked with fellows in the Reach for the Stars program. In 2014 she moved to a faculty position at Amherst College (Amherst, MA) and in 2015 she moved to a second faculty position at McGill University (Montreal, Quebec, Canada). Haggard's research interests include X-ray active galaxies, AGN, AGN-host galaxy connections, black holes (stellar to supermassive), accreting compact binaries, and multi-wavelength and time domain surveys.