Dr. Emily Grace Assistant Professor of Physics


Ph.D., Royal Holloway University of London
M.Sc., Indiana University South Bend
B.Sc., Indiana University South Bend
B.A., Bethel College

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After graduating from college with a psychology degree and excellent in a sales career, Emily Grace return to school to pursue her first love: physics. She earned a master's degree in education and a second undergraduate degree in physics, then earned a doctorate in physics from the prestigious Royal Holloway University of London. While in the United Kingdom, she won a national contest when she wrote and performed a rap to explain her research on dark matter and liquid argon.

Dr. Grace has been a member of the PICO, MiniCLEAN, DEAP-3600, LZ, and LUX dark matter collaborations. She was a postdoctoral scholar at Pennsylvania State University and a research assistant at Royal Holloway University of London, the University of Nebraska and Indiana University, as well as a visiting lecturer at Royal Holloway. Prior to joining Northwestern's faculty, she was an assistant professor at Sterling College in Kansas.

Christian Women in Science (CWIS)

American Scientific Affiliation (ASA)

American Physical Society (APS)

3 Minute Wonder Competition (Science Communication) National Winner, 2013

SEPnet PhD Studentship - Full Scholarship and Stipend, 2012-2016

WoPhy Travel Grant, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 2011

CTS Continuing Student Scholarship Physics, Indiana University South Bend, 2011-12