Katie joined our organization as a development associate in 2016. In this capacity she supports a variety of fundraising priorities and projects. Her responsibilities at the Institute also include supporting the integration of advisory boards, coordinating presidential briefing materials, and acknowledging and reporting on restricted gifts and grants.

She has a PhD in Aegean archaeology from the University of Sheffield, U.K. Her research focused on examining material cultural as an index of socioeconomic and ideological changes circa 1200–900 BCE and was published by Archaeopress in 2012 as Settlement and Social Trends in the Argolid and Methana Peninsula, 1200–900 BC. She has more than 10 years experience as a field archaeologist at the site of Mycenae in Greece.