Andrew Eugene Dolphin
1151 E Hermans Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85756 USA
phone: (520) 665-5989


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

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.

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

Selected Publications

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Selected non-refereed publications (out of date)

"Star Formation Histories of Local Group Dwarf Galaxies (Invited review)." Dolphin, A.E., Weisz, D. R., 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, A.E., 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, A.E. 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, A.E. 2000, AAS Meeting 197, 79.15

"Young Star Clusters in Spiral Galaxies (Invited)." Dolphin, A.E. & 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, A.E., 2000 STScI symposium

"The HST Snapshot Survey of Nearby Dwarf Galaxy Candidates IV. Photometry with HSTphot." Dolphin, A.E., 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