Courtney Dressing

Courtney Dressing

Graduate Student, Astronomy, Harvard
Courtney Dressing

Courtney Dressing is a fourth-year graduate student in the Astronomy Department at Harvard University. She studies the frequency of potentially habitable planets around small stars.  She obtained her bachelor's degree in Astrophysical Sciences from Princeton University in 2010 and her master's degree in Astronomy and Astrophysics from Harvard University in 2012. Her outreach activities include serving as a docent for the monthly public observing nights at the Center for Astrophysics, participating in monthly web-based Astronomy Chats at the National Air & Space Museum in Washington, D.C., mentoring younger students interested in science, and serving as the chair of the Astrobites Hiring Committee. She is a member of the ComSciCon Organizing Committee and was one of the founding authors of Astrobites.

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