Kelle Cruz joined the McNulty team as program director in 2019. She is an associate professor of physics and astronomy at Hunter College, a research associate at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) and a visiting scholar at the Flatiron Institute.
She received both her BA and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was an NSF Graduate Research Fellow. She held postdoctoral fellowships at AMNH and Caltech prior to joining the Hunter faculty.
Kelle is the owner of ScienceBetter Consulting, LLC, a small business dedicated to serving the needs of the scientific community, as well as the CFO and co-owner of Startorailst, Inc., an online shop offering space and science-themed clothing and jewelry.