University of Chicago
Curriculum Vitae

Jonathan Richardson
Associate Fellow, Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, University of Chicago
Research Fellow, Department of Physics, University of Michigan


University of Chicago
Ph.D., Astrophysics (2016)
M.S., Astrophysics (2012)
Advisors: Stephan Meyer, Craig Hogan

Yale University
B.S., Astronomy & Physics (2011)
Advisor: Daisuke Nagai


First Measurements of High Frequency Cross-Spectra from a Pair of Large Michelson Interferometers
J. Richardson with the Holometer Collaboration.
2016, Physical Review Letters, 117, 111102. [PRL]

The Halo Occupation Distribution of X-Ray-Bright Active Galactic Nuclei: A Comparison with Luminous Quasars J. Richardson, S. Chatterjee, Z. Zheng, A. Myers, R. Hickox.
2013, Astrophysical Journal, 774, 143. [ADS]

The Halo Occupation Distribution of SDSS Quasars
J. Richardson, Z. Zheng, S. Chatterjee, D. Nagai, Y. Shen.
2012, Astrophysical Journal, 755, 30. [ADS]

The Halo Occupation Distribution of Active Galactic Nuclei
S. Chatterjee, C. Degraf, J. Richardson, Z. Zheng, D. Nagai, T. Di Matteo.
2012, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 419, 2657. [ADS]

The Halo Occupation Distribution of Black Holes
C. Degraf, M. Oborski, T. Di Matteo, S. Chatterjee, D. Nagai, J. Richardson,
Z. Zheng.
2011, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 416, 1591. [ADS]

Invited Talks

Joint Experimental-Theoretical Physics Seminar, Fermi National Laboratory (Nov. 4, 2016)
All Experimenters Meeting, Fermi National Laboratory (Feb. 3, 2014)
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics Seminar, University of Chicago (Nov. 1, 2013)


Mentor, DOE Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship program (Summer 2013)
Teaching Assistant, Physical Science 120: Cosmology (Winter 2012)
Teaching Assistant, Physical Science 119: Stellar Astronomy/Astrophysics (Fall 2011)
Peer Tutor, Yale Physics Department (Spring 2011)
Jonathan Richardson
Eckhardt Research Center, Room 505
5640 S. Ellis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637 USA
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