Kate specializes in community-building and engagement in science. Her current work is focused on the management of the Conservation Science Network and the Kathryn Fuller Symposium and Seminar Series.
After having collaborated with WWF’s Southeast Rivers and Streams ecoregion in 2003-2004 as Program Coordinator for the Tennessee Conservation Voters, Kate returned to WWF in 2011 to work in her current capacity. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in anthropology from The University of the South and her Master’s in environmental policy from Michigan Technological University. Her Master’s research focused on the risk perception of natural hazards by communities living in hazard zones, specifically volcanic hazard zones in Ecuador and Guatemala.