The University of California, San Diego (2006-2011)

    • Ph.D. in Physics (2011)

The University of California, Los Angeles (2004-2006)

    • Masters of Science in Astronomy (2006)

The University of Arizona (2000-2004)

    • Bachelor of Science in Physics and Astronomy (2004)

    • Magna Cum Laude and Honors

Selected Work Experience

Space Telescope Science Institute (2020-present)

    • COS Branch Manager

Johns Hopkins University (since 2017)

    • Associate Research Scientist

Space Telescope Science Institute (2019-2020)

    • WFC3 Branch Deputy

Space Telescope Science Institute (2018-2019)

    • Archive Scientist

Space Telescope Science Institute (2016-2018)

    • Support Scientist

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (2014-2016)

    • NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellow  

California Institute of Technology, IPAC (2011-2014)

    • Postdoctoral Researcher

Selected Publications (1st and 2nd author)

73 refereed journal papers published or accepted to date, garnering 3239+ citations (604+ of which are for 8 first author papers), leading to an H-index of 34.

Guo, Y., Rafelski, Marc, Bell, Eric. F., Conselice, C.J., Avishai, D., Faber, S.M., Giavalisco, M., Koekemoer, A.M., Koo, D.C., Lu, Y., Mandelker, N., Primack, J.R., Ceverino, D., De Mello, D.F., Ferguson, H.C., Hathi, N., Kocevski, D., Lucas, R., Perez-Gonzalez, P.G., Ravindranath, S., Soto, E., Straughn, A., Wang, W. Clumpy Galaxies in CANDELS II: Physical properties of UV-Bright Clumps at 0.5<z<3, 2018 Astrophysical Journal, 853,108

Rafelski, Marc, Gardner, J.P., Fumagalli, M., Neeleman, M., Teplitz, H.I., Grogin, N., Koekemoer, A., Scarlata, C., The Star Formation Rate Efficiency of Neutral Atomic-dominated Hydrogen Gas in the Outskirts of Star Forming Galaxies from z~1-3, 2016, Astrophysical Journal, 825, 87

Guo, Y., Rafelski, Marc, Faber, S. M., Koo, D.C., Krumholz, M.R., Trump, J.R., Willner, S. P., Amorín, R., Barro, G., Bell, E.F., Gardner, J.P., Gawiser, E., Hathi, N.P., Koekemoer, A.M., Pacifici, C., Pérez-González, P.G., Ravindranath, S., Reddy, N., Teplitz, H.I., Yesuf, H., The Bursty Star Formation Histories of Low-mass Galaxies at 0.4<z<1 Revealed by Star Formation Rates Measured from FUV and H_beta, 2016, Astrophysical Journal, 833, 1

Rafelski, Marc, Teplitz, H.I., Gardner, J.P., Coe, D., Bond, N.A., Koekemoer, A., Grogin, N., Kurczynski, P., McGrath, E.J., Bourque, M., Atek,H., Brown, T.M., Coe, D., Colbert, J.W., Codoreanu, A., Ferguson, H.C., Finkelstein, S.L., Gawiser,E., Giavalisco, M., Gronwall, C., Hanish, D.J., Lee, K., Mehta, V., de Mello, D.F., Ravindranath, S., Ryan, R.E., Scarlata, C., Siana, B.D.,Soto, E., Voyer, E.N., UVUDF: Ultraviolet Through Near-infrared Catalog and Photometric Redshifts of Galaxies in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field, 2015, Astronomical Journal, 150, 31

Marc Rafelski, Marcel Neeleman, Michele Fumagalli, Arthur Wolfe, Jason X. Prochaska, The Rapid Decline in Metallicity of Damped Ly-alpha Systems at z~5, 2014, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 782, L29

Teplitz, H.I., Rafelski, Marc, Kurczynski, P., Bond, N.A., Grogin, N., Koekemoer, A., Atek,H., Brown, T.M., Coe, D., Colbert, J.W., Ferguson, H.C., Finkelstein, S.L., Gardner, J.P., Gawiser,E., Giavalisco, M., Gronwall, C., Hanish, D.J., Lee, K., de Mello, D.F., Ravindranath, S., Ryan, R.E., Siana, B.D., Scarlata, C., Soto, E., Voyer, E.N., Wolfe, A.M., UVUDF: Ultraviolet Imaging of the Hubble Ultradeep Field with Wide-field Camera 3, 2013, Astronomical Journal, 146, 159

Marc Rafelski, Arthur Wolfe, Jason X. Prochaska, Alexander Mendez, Marcel Neeleman, Metallicity Evolution of Damped Lyman Alpha Systems out to z~5, 2012, Astrophysical Journal, 755, 89

Marc Rafelski, Arthur Wolfe, Hsiao-Wen Chen, Star Formation from DLA Gas in the Outskirts of Lyman Break Galaxies at z~3, 2011, Astrophysical Journal, 736, 48

Marc Rafelski, Wolfe, Arthur M., Cooke, Jeff,  Chen, Hsiao-Wen,  Armandroff, Taft E.,  Wirth, Gregory D.., Deep Keck u-band Imaging of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field: A Catalog of z~3 Lyman Break Galaxies, 2009, Astrophysical Journal, 703, 2050

Marc Rafelski, Ghez, A. M., Hornstein, S. D., Lu, J. R., Morris, M., Photometric Stellar Variability in the Galactic Center, 2007, Astrophysical Journal, 659, 1241

Hughes, John P., Rafelski, Marc, Warren, Jessica S., Rakowski, Cara, Slane, Patrick, Burrows, David, Nousek, John, The Chandra View of the Supernova Remnant 0506-68.0 in the Large Magellanic Cloud, 2006, Astrophysical Journal, 645, L117

Marc Rafelski & Dennis Zaritsky, The Star Clusters of the Small Magellanic Cloud: Age Distribution, 2005, Astronomical Journal, 129, 2701

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