Kate runs the Praxis Lab (z.umn.edu/praxislab) 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.

Educational Background &
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Educational Background

  • BA: Social Thought and Political Economy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1999 -
  • PhD: Geography and Women's Studies, Penn State, , 2011 -
  • MA: Community Development and Planning, Clark University, , 2005 -