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Home > People > Faculty > Ryan C. Hickox

Ryan C. Hickox

Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Professor Hickox is an observational astrophysicist with primary interests in supermassive black holes and the evolution of galaxies. He has a B.S. in Physics (2000) from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Astronomy (2007) from Harvard University. He held postdoctoral fellowships at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and Durham University in the UK, and joined Dartmouth College in December 2011.

Research Interests

Active galactic nuclei, galaxy evolution, large-scale structure of the Universe, the cosmic X-ray background, and X-ray binary stars. This work uses data from the Chandra, XMM-Newton, Hubble, Spitzer, Herschel, and WISE space telescopes as well as ground-based optical, infrared, and radio observations. For more information and recent publications see Prof. Hickox's research page.

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