As the assistant for Public Agenda’s public engagement department, Katie provides the public engagement team with overall logistical support. Her tasks include providing background research, compiling literature reviews, coordinating focus group visits, and assisting with general content and copy editing, as well as addressing any other needs that may arise within the department.
Katie is a recent graduate of Hamilton College, where she received a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology. With double minors in Comparative Literature and Asian Studies, she brings an additional background of qualitative research and previous fieldwork experience to the public engagement team. As an undergraduate, Katie spent time abroad in northern India, where she conducted independent research on the nature of student political activism at several Indian universities. A native Brooklynite, she is interested in social justice, urban reform, and post-colonial thought.