Specialty: Supermassive Black Holes, mm/sub-mm Astronomy, Gas-dynamical Modeling, Active Galactic Nuclei, IR Spectroscopy
After graduating from Brigham Young University – Provo with a BS in Physics & Astronomy in 2012, Benjamin Boizelle pursued graduate studies at the University of California, Irvine, earning MS and PhD degrees in Physics and Astronomy. During these years, he also taught introductory astronomy courses at nearby Santa Ana College. In 2018, he began working with Professor Jonelle Walsh at Texas A&M University as a postdoctoral researcher. In 2020, he began as an assistant professor at Brigham Young University. In addition to supermassive black hole mass measurements, Dr. Boizelle's research interests include active galaxies, dust attenuation, and transient astronomical phenomena.