Paul Duffell grew up in Seattle and attended the University of Washington as an undergraduate student. After many years of working as a security guard / barista / art gallery sitter / radio show host / record store clerk / pizza guy, he attended New York University where he acquired his PhD in physics, specializing in computational astrophysics.
Post-doctorate, Paul spent four years in Berkeley, California on a fellowship from UC Berkeley's Theoretical Astrophysics Center.
Presently, Paul is living in Cambridge, Massachusetts on a three-year fellowship at the Institute for Theory and Computation at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian.
Paul has recently accepted a faculty offer at Purdue University and will be starting there as a new faculty member in the spring of 2021.