Physicist at Edinburgh


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Dr. Victoria Kaspi, a Professor of Physics at McGill University, returned to her old elementary school, Edinburgh in Montreal West. Ms. Kaspi holds the Lorne Trottier Chair in Astrophysics and Cosmology and a Canada Research Chair in Observational Astrophysics. She received a B.Sc. (Honours) in physics from McGill University in 1989, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Physics from Princeton University in 1991 and 1993 respectively. From 1994-96, she was both a Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a Visiting Associate at the California Institute of Technology. Prior to joining the McGill faculty in 1999, Dr. Kaspi was an Assistant Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she also held a Hubble Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Center for Space Research.