1996–2001 Ph. D. (Astronomy), University of Victoria, Canada
1993–1994 M. Sc. (Astronomy), University of Toronto, Canada
1988–1993 B. Sc. (Mathematics & Physics), University of Toronto, Canada
2006–present Assistant Professor, Physics & Astronomy. University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
2004–2006 Postdoctoral Fellow (COSMOS – The Cosmic Evolution Survey), Astronomy,
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
2001–2004 Postdoctoral Research Assistant (Leverhulme Trust; PPARC), Astrophysics,
University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
1995–1996 Research Assistant, Medical Physics, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto, Canada
Member of the International Astronomical Union, the Canadian Astronomical Society and the American Astronomical Society; affiliate member of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics; visitor at the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA) and member of CITA Inc.
Awards and Fellowships
2009–2014: NSERC Discovery Grant
2006–2009: NSERC Discovery Grant
2006–2007: Co-Investigator, Hubble Space Telescope Cycle 15 Snapshot Proposal #10881 (143 orbits)
2004 : UK PPARC Postdoctoral Fellowship
2001–2004: Leverhulme Postdoctoral Fellowship
1998–1999: Petrie Memorial Fellowship
1997–1998: President’s Research Scholarship
1996–1998: NSERC Canada Postgraduate Scholarship
1996–1997: President’s Research Scholarship
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41. The Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey (NGVS). I. Introduction to the Survey, Ferrarese et al. 2012 ApJS, 200, 4
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2. ‘The Phase-space Density Profiles of Cold Dark Matter Halos’, Taylor, J. E. & Navarro, J. F. 2001, ApJ 563, 483
1. ‘Dynamics of Sinking Satellites Around Disk Galaxies: A Poor Man’s Alternative to High-Resolution Simulations’, Taylor, J. E. & Babul, A. 2001, ApJ 559, 716