Andrew Eugene Dolphin
1151 E Hermans Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85756 USA
phone: (520) 665-5989
e-mail: adolphin.AT.raytheon.com

Vitae

Date and Place of Birth:
June 30, 1972, Bremerton, Washington

Education:
Ph.D., Astronomy, University of Washington, June 1999.
M.M., Choral Conducting, University of Washington, June 1999.
M.S., Astronomy, University of Washington, August 1994.
B.S., Physics, high distinction, Harvey Mudd College, 1993.

Positions:
Postdoctoral Research Associate, National Optical Astronomical Observatories, Tucson, AZ (1999-2003)
Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (2003-2006)
Senior Principal Systems Engineer, Raytheon Company Tucson, AZ (2006-)

Selected Publications

"PHAT. XIX. The Ancient Star Formation History of the M31 Disk." Williams et al. 2017, ApJ, 846, 145

"Accurate Distances to Important Spiral Galaxies: M63, M74, NGC 1291, NGC 4559, NGC 4625, and NGC 5398." McQuinn et al. 2017, AJ, 154, 51

"The Distance to M104." McQuinn et al. 2016, AJ, 152, 144

"The Distance to M51." McQuinn et al. 2016, ApJ, 826, 21

"On the Incorporation of Metallicity Data into Measurements of Star Formation History from Resolved Stellar Populations." Dolphin 2016, ApJ, 825, 153

"A Hubble Space Telescope Study of the Enigmatic Milky Way Halo Globular Cluster Crater." Weisz et al. 2016, ApJ, 822, 32

"Leo P: An Unquenched Very Low-mass Galaxy." McQuinn et al. 2015, ApJ, 812, 158

"The High-mass Stellar Initial Mass Function in M31 Clusters." Weisz et al. 2015, ApJ, 806, 198

"A Global Star-forming Episode in M31 2-4 Gyr Ago." Williams et al. 2015, ApJ, 806, 48

"The Panchromatic Hubble Andromeda Treasury. XI. The Spatially Resolved Recent Star Formation History of M31." Lewis et al. 2015, ApJ, 805, 183

"The Star Formation Histories of Local Group Dwarf Galaxies. III. Characterizing Quenching in Low-mass Galaxies." Weisz et al. 2015, ApJ, 804, 136

"Characterizing the Star Formation of the Low-mass Shield Galaxies from Hubble Space Telescope Imaging." McQuinn et al. 2015, ApJ, 802, 66

"The Panchromatic Hubble Andromeda Treasury. X. Ultraviolet to Infrared Photometry of 117 Million Equidistant Stars." Williams et al. 2014, ApJS, 215, 9

"The Star Formation Histories of Local Group Dwarf Galaxies. II. Searching For Signatures of Reionization." Weisz et al. 2014, ApJ, 789, 148

"The Star Formation Histories of Local Group Dwarf Galaxies. I. Hubble Space Telescope/Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 Observations." Weisz et al. 2014, ApJ, 789, 147

"Infrared Tip of the Red Giant Branch and Distances to the Maffei/IC 342 Group." Wu et al. 2014, AJ, 148, 7

"Distance Determinations to SHIELD Galaxies from Hubble Space Telescope Imaging." McQuinn et al. 2014, ApJ, 785, 3

"On the Estimation of Random Uncertainties of Star Formation Histories." Dolphin 2013, ApJ, 775, 76

"Comparing the ancient star formation histories of the Magellanic Clouds." Weisz et al. 2013, MNRAS, 431, 364

"On the Estimation of Systematic Uncertainties of Star Formation Histories." Dolphin 2012, ApJ, 751, 60

"The Star Formation History of Leo T from Hubble Space Telescope Imaging." Weisz et al. 2012, ApJ, 748, 88

"How Typical Are the Local Group Dwarf Galaxies?." Weisz et al. 2011, ApJ, 743, 8

"The ACS Nearby Galaxy Survey Treasury. VIII. The Global Star Formation Histories of 60 Dwarf Galaxies in the Local Volume." Weisz et al. 2011, ApJ, 739, 5

"Pre-main-sequence Stellar Populations across Shapley Constellation III. I. Photometric Analysis and Identification." Gouliermis et al. 2011, ApJ, 738, 137

"The Nature of Starbursts. I. The Star Formation Histories of Eighteen Nearby Starburst Dwarf Galaxies." McQuinn et al. 2010, ApJ, 721, 297

"Mapping the Stellar Structure of the Milky Way Thick Disk and Halo Using SEGUE Photometry." de Jong et al. 2010, ApJ, 714, 663

"A Revised Characterization of the WFPC2 CTE Loss." Dolphin 2009, PASP, 121, 655

"The Star-forming Region NGC 346 in the Small Magellanic Cloud with Hubble Space Telescope ACS Observations. I. Photometry." Gouliermis et al. 2006, ApJS, 166, 549

"The Local Group Stellar Populations Archive from the Hubble Space Telescope WFPC2." Holtzman, Afonso, & Dolphin 2006, ApJS, 166, 534

"Advanced Camera for Surveys Imaging of 25 Galaxies in Nearby Groups and in the Field." Karachentsev et al. 2006, 131, 1361

"Faint BVRI Photometric Sequences in Selected Fields." Saha et al. 2005, PASP, 117, 37

"Short-Period Variable Stars in the M31 Halo." Dolphin et al. 2004, AJ, 127, 875

"Deep HST Imaging of Sextans A. III. The Star Formation History." Dolphin et al. 2003, AJ, 126, 187

"Deep HST Imaging of Sextans A. II. Cepheids and Distance." Dolphin et al. 2003, AJ, 125, 1261

"HST Survey of Clusters in Nearby Galaxies. II. Statistical Analysis of Cluster Populations." Dolphin & Kennicutt 2002, AJ, 124, 158

"Variable Stars in Leo A: RR Lyraes, Short-period Cepheids, and Implications on Stellar Content." Dolphin et al. 2002, AJ,123, 3154

"Numerical Methods of Star Formation History Measurement and Applications to Seven Dwarf Spheroidals." Dolphin 2002, MNRAS, 332, 91

"HST Survey of Clusters in Nearby Galaxies. I. Detection and Photometry." Dolphin & Kennicutt 2002, AJ, 123, 207

"The M 81 group of galaxies: New distances, kinematics and structure." Karachentsev et al. 2002, A&A, 383, 125

"The Star Formation History of LGS 3." Miller et al. 2001, ApJ, 562, 713

"Old Stellar Populations of the Small Magellanic Cloud." Dolphin et al. 2001, ApJ, 562, 303

"The stellar content and distance of UGC 4483." Dolphin et al. 2001, MNRAS, 324, 249

"Deep Hubble Space Telescope Imaging of IC 1613. I. Variable Stars and Distance." Dolphin et al. 2001, ApJ, 550, 554

"The Charge Transfer Efficiency and Calibration of WFPC2." Dolphin, 2000 PASP, 112, 1397

"WFPC2 Stellar Photometry with HSTphot." Dolphin 2000, PASP, 112, 1383

"The star formation histories of two northern LMC fields." Dolphin 2000, MNRAS, 313, 281

"Hubble Space Telescope Studies of the WLM Galaxy. II. The Star Formation History from Field Stars." Dolphin 2000, ApJ, 531, 804

"Reconstruction of Star Formation Histories of Resolved Stellar Populations." Dolphin 1999, Ph.D. thesis, University of Washington

"Hubble Space Telescope Studies of the WLM Galaxy. I. The Age and Metallicity of the Globular Cluster." Hodge et al. 1999, ApJ, 521, 577

"Recent Star Formation in Shapley Constellation III in the Large Magellanic Cloud." Dolphin & Hunter 1998, AJ, 116, 1275

"A New Method to Determine Star Formation Histories of Nearby Galaxies." Dolphin 1997, NewA, 2, 397

Selected non-refereed publications (out of date)

"Star Formation Histories of Local Group Dwarf Galaxies (Invited review)." Dolphin, Weisz, Skillman, E. D., & Holtzman, J. A. 2005, in "Resolved Stellar Populations," eds. D. Valls-Gabaud & M. Chavez, ASPCS in press

"WFPC2 CTE Characterization (Invited)." Dolphin, A. 2002, 2002 HST Calibration Workshop

"Short Period Variables in Leo A." Dolphin, Saha, A., Claver, J., Skillman, E. D., Cole, A. A., Gallagher, J. S., Tolstoy, E., Dohm-Palmer, R. C., & Mateo, M. 2001, AAS Meeting 199, 160.04

"Numerical Techniques and Histories of Galactic dSph Companions." Dolphin 2001, in "Observed HR diagrams and stellar evolution: the interplay between observational constraints and theory," eds. T. Lejeune & J. Fernandes, ASPCS 274, p. 450

"Star Formation Histories of Dwarf Spheroidals." Dolphin 2000, AAS Meeting 197, 79.15

"Young Star Clusters in Spiral Galaxies (Invited)." Dolphin & Kennicutt, R. C., Jr. 2000, in "Modes of Star Formation and the Origin of Field Populations," eds. E. K. Grebel & W. Brandner, ASPCS 285, p. 287

"HSTphot Photometry of IC 1613." Dolphin, 2000 STScI symposium

"The HST Snapshot Survey of Nearby Dwarf Galaxy Candidates IV. Photometry with HSTphot." Dolphin, Grebel, E.K., Seitzer, P., Geisler, D., Guhathakurta, P., Hodge, P.W., Karachentsev, I.D., Karachentseva, V.E., Sarajedini, A., & Sharina, M.E. 2000, AAS Meeting 195, 8.04