Joanne Hughes, Ph.D.


Associate Professor

Phone: 206.296.5935

Building/Room: BANN 314

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Teaching: A wide variety of physics and astronomy courses from the introductory level through upper-level astrophysics.
  • Research: Observational astronomy and astrophysics of dwarf galaxies and globular clusters using imagers on large telescopes around the world. Research funded through collaborations at the University of Washington; some SU students have been funded by NASA.


  • Ph.D., University of London (Astrophysics)
  • B.Sc., University of London (Physics and Astronomy)

Joined the faculty at Seattle University in 2004.