Curriculum Vitae

For an unabridged CV, click here

Aleksandra Kuznetsova

University of Michigan
Astronomy and Astrophysics
West Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Email: kuza [at] umich [dot] edu


(2014-2020) PhD. Candidate Astronomy and Astrophysics

(2018-2020) Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program

(2014-2016) M.S.  Astronomy and Astrophysics

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Advisor: Lee Hartmann

(2010-2014) B.S. Physics and Astronomy

(2010-2014) B.A. Geological Sciences

(2010-2014) Minor Mathematics

University of Rochester, Cum Laude


“The Origins of Protostellar Core Angular Momenta” (Kuznetsova, A., Hartmann, L., Heitsch, F., 2019) accepted to ApJ.

“The Role of Gravity in Producing Power-law Mass Functions” (Kuznetsova, A., Hartmann, L., Heitsch, F., Ballesteros-Paredes, J., 2018)  ApJ

“On Estimating Angular Momenta of Infalling Protostellar Cores From Observations” (Zhang, S., Hartmann, L., Zamora-Aviles, M., Kuznetsova, A., 2018) MNRAS

“Kinematics and Structure of Star-Forming Regions: Insights from Cold Collapse Models” (Kuznetsova, A., Hartmann, L., Ballesteros-Paredes, J., 2018) MNRAS

“Gravitational Focusing and the Star Cluster Initial Mass Function” (Kuznetsova, A., Hartmann, L., Burkert, A., 2017) ApJ

“Signatures of Star Formation by Cold Collapse” (Kuznetsova, A., Hartmann, L., Ballesteros-Paredes, J., 2015) ApJ

“Bondi-Hoyle-Littleton Accretion and the Upper Mass Stellar IMF” (Ballesteros-Paredes, J., Hartmann, L., Perez-Goytia, N., Kuznetsova A., 2015) MNRAS


(06/2018) MODEST-2018, Santorini, Greece; Talk

(03/2018) Star and Planet Formation in the Southwest 2, AZ; Poster

(03/2017) Star Formation: Cores to Clusters, ESO Santiago, Chile; Poster

(06/2015) Origins of the Solar System Gordon Research Conference, Mt. Holyoke College; Poster

(06/2015) Frontiers in Star Formation, UM-Ann Arbor; Invited Talk

(10/2014) Circumstellar Disks and Planet Formation, MIRA, UM-Ann Arbor; Poster

(01/2014) 223rd AAS Meeting, Washington, DC; Poster