Katie was the Institute’s development associate and annual fund manager from 2016 to 2022. 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.