Division Administrators and Staff Assistants
It is critical for all new fellowship recipients to set up an appointment with their Division Administrators and or Staff Assistants upon arrival. These individuals can direct you to your office as well as the appropriate personnel to get you started at the Center for Astrophysics (CfA). Additionally, they may have you complete any remaining paperwork. A list of Administrators that work closely with fellowship recipients is further below.
The Smithsonian (SI) Academic Appointment Handbook
The reference material below is produced by the Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and provides information to fellowship holders in Washington, D.C. Please note, some information may not be applicable to fellows at the Smithsonian Astrophysical (SAO) Observatory. Consequently, it is important to check with the Fellowship Program Coordinator or your Division Administrator about any differences.
- SI Academic Appointment Handbook
- Frequently Asked Questions about the SI Academic Appointment Handbook
Fellowship Program Coordinator
During your first week at the CfA, it is highly recommended that you reach out to the Fellowship Program Coordinator, Christine Crowley (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org), to sign up for a new fellow orientation to review stipend, insurance, and tax information related to your award.
Charlene Lemnios, Atomic and Molecular Physics Division
Almin Sutton-Berkeley, High Energy Division
Donna Wyatt, High Energy Division
Sue Demski-Hamelin, Optical and Infrared Astronomy Division
Tina Arabadjis, OIR/IR Project
Muriel Hodges, Radio and Geoastronomy Division
Margaret Simonini, Submillimeter Array Project
Beth Kim, Solar, Stellar, & Planetary Division