Andrew Hearin is currently a YCAA Prize Postdoctoral Fellow in the physics department at Yale University. Broadly, he works on a range of problems in cosmology and galaxy evolution. He completed his graduate work at the University of Pittsburgh, where he was advised by Andrew Zentner. Between Pittsburgh and Yale, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the theoretical astrophysics group at Fermilab. While not doing science, Andrew enjoys brewing beer, reading fiction, rock climbing, hiking, and grilling virtually anything edible.