Gwendolyn Eadie

Dr. Gwendolyn Eadie is an Assistant Professor of astrostatistics at the University of Toronto (U of T), jointly-appointed in the David A. Dunlap Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics and the Department of Statistical Sciences. Before joining the U of T in 2019, Dr. Eadie was a Moore/Sloan and Washington Research Foundation eScience Postdoctoral Fellow and a DIRAC Institute Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. She completed her PhD at McMaster University in 2017, with a focus on hierarchical Bayesian models of the Milky Way’s mass, and was awarded the 2018 J.S. Plaskett Medal by the Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) for the most outstanding PhD thesis in the preceding two calendar years. At the U of T, Gwen has established an interdisciplinary Astrostatistics Research Team composed of astronomers and statisticians; their research includes hierarchical Bayesian modeling, time series analysis, and multivariate analysis applied to objects ranging from the Milky Way to globular clusters and individual stars. Outside of work, she enjoys figure skating, travelling, and spending time with friends and family.