Lucy Fortson

Lucy Fortson

Lucy Fortson

Associate Head of the School of Physics and Astronomy, Professor, School of Physics and Astronomy


John T. Tate Hall
Room 285-14
116 Church Street Se
Minneapolis, MN 55455


Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics (MIfA)
Galaxy Zoo

Advisees & Collaborators

  • Nico Adams, Graduate Student, Astronomy - Galaxy Zoo
  • Suhail Alnahari, Graduate Student, Computer Science - Zooniverse
  • Ann Isaacs, Graduate Student, Astronomy - VERITAS
  • Abinash Sinha, Graduate Student, Computer Science - Zooniverse
  • Patrick Wilcox, Postdoctoral Associate, VERITAS
  • Darryl Wright, Postdoctoral Associate, Zooniverse

  • Erik Ostlund, Zooniverse Web Developer

Former Researchers and Students

Former Postdocs:

  • Astrophysics:
    • Hugh Dickinson (now Open University, UK)
    • Jonathan Dumm (now Oskar Klein Fellow, Stockholm University)
    • Jeffrey Grube (now Faculty, Stevens Institute of Technology)
    • Niklas Karlsson (now financial industry, Sweden)
    • Tommy Nelson (now Research Faculty, University of Pittsburgh)
    • Cameron Rulten (now at University of Durham, UK)
    • Kyle Willett (now at Amazon)
  • Zooniverse:
    • Marco Perale (now Digital Humanities, Marie Curie Fellowship, Oxford University)
    • James Brusuelas (now Digital Humanities, Oxford University)

Former Graduate Students:

  • Melanie Galloway (Physics- Galaxy Zoo)
  • Karlen Shahinyan (Astronomy - VERITAS)
  • Julie Vievering (Physics - VERITAS)