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Professor of Extragalactic Astronomy, Head of the Astrophysics Group, University of Bath

Mundell - Professor of Extragalactic Astronomy - is an observational astrophysicist who specialises in astrophysical phenomena outside of our own galaxy, including gamma ray bursts and active galactic nuclei. She leads the Bath Astrophysics Group and currently also acts as Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.


  • 2016–present
    Head of Physics, University of Bath
  • 2015–2016
    Head of Astrophysics, University of Bath

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the American Astronomical Society
  • Fellow Institute of Physics