Katie earned a Ph.D. in English from the University of Pennsylvania and has held an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities at the Jackman Humanities Institute at the University of Toronto. Throughout her career, she has been committed to opening up conversations between disparate communities and disciplines, and enjoys working with students and faculty to think creatively about how to connect their academic interests and expertise with concrete action and activism. In addition to her work at the Lang Center, she publishes critical, creative, and other types of writing; co-directs the Philadelphia Avant-Garde Studies Consortium; and serves as Interviews Editor for the online magazine Jacket2. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her silky terrier, Jarry, who loves spending time at the Lang Center.
ENGL 089B / ENVS 016 Materials that Matter: Environmental Literature in the Anthropocene