Kate runs the Praxis Lab and is the co-director of the CREATE project, funded by the University of Minnesota's Grand Challenges initiative to develop environmental research with communities. Her work has appeared in a range of journals, including Society & Space, The Annals of the American Association of Geographers, Progress in Human Geography, and Urban Studies. She is an editor of the journal Society and Space, an Associate at the U of MN's Institute on the Environment and a 2015 - 2017 McKnight Land-Grant Professor.
- PhD: Geography and Women's Studies, Penn State, 2011
- MA: Community Development and Planning, Clark University, 2005
- BA: Social Thought and Political Economy, University of Massachusetts, 1999