Cannon maintains an active and cutting-edge research program. His thesis work was in
extragalactic observational astronomy, with an emphasis on the panchromatic properties of
starbursts in Dwarf Galaxies. His publication record since 2002 includes 43 publications
in the area of Dwarf Galaxies. 

After completing his doctorate, he did postdoctoral work at the Max Plank Institute for
Astronomy in Heidelberg, Germany, and at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. 

EDUCATION: B.S., University of Iowa Ph.D., University of Minnesota 

Cannon has been teaching at Macalester since 2007. 

Journal Articles

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The Lyman Alpha Reference Sample: III. Properties of the Neutral ISM from GBT and VLA Observations (with Stephen A. Pardy, Göran Östlin, Matthew Hayes, Thøger Rivera-Thorsen, Andreas Sandberg, Angela Adamo, Emily Freeland, E. Christian Herenz, Lucia Guaita, Daniel Kunth, Peter Laursen, J. M. Mas-Hesse, Jens Melinder, Ivana Orlitova, Hecto Otí-Floranes, Johannes Puschnig, Daniel Schaerer, and Anne Verhamme), Astrophysical Journal (2014)
 

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The molecular gas reservoir of 6 low-metallicity galaxies from the Herschel Dwarf Galaxy Survey: A ground-based follow-up survey of CO(1-0), CO(2-1), and CO(3-2) (with D. Cormier, S. C. Madden, V. Lebouteiller, S. Hony, S. Aalto, F. Costagliola, A. Huges, N. Abel, E. Bayet, R. Cumming, M. Galametz, F. Galliano, A. Remy-Ruyer, S. Viti, and R. Wu), Astronomy & Astrophysics (2014)
 

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Distance Determinations to SHIELD Galaxies from HST Imaging (with Kristen B.W. McQuinn, Andrew E. Dolphin, Evan D. Skillman, John J. Salzer, Martha P. Haynes, Elizabeth A.K. Adams, Ian Cave, Ed C. Elson, Riccardo Giovanelli, Juergen Ott, and Amelie Saintonge), Astrophysical Journal (2014)
 

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The Lyman alpha Reference Sample: II. HST imaging results, integrated properties and trends (with Matthew Hayes, Goran Ostlin, Florent Duval, Andreas Sandberg, Lucia Guaita, Jens Melinder, Angela Adamo, Daniel Schaerer, Anne Verhamme, Ivana Orlitova, J. Miguel Mas-Hesse, Hakim Atek, Daniel Kunth, Peter Laursen, Hector Ot-Floranes, Stephen Pardy, Thøger Rivera-Thorsen, and E. Christian Herenz), Astrophysical Journal (2014)
 

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The rarity of dust in metal poor galaxies (with David B. Fisher, Alberto D. Bolatto, Rodrigo Herrera-Camus, Bruce T. Draine, Jessica Donaldson, Fabian Walter, Karin M. Sandstrom, Adam K. Leroy, and Karl Gordon), Nature (2014)