Collegiate Affiliation

Katelyn is a doctoral student in Political Science at the University of Minnesota. Her fields are Political Theory and Comparative Politics. Katelyn's research interests include: American empire, the politics of knowledge and memory, border studies, place-making, migration, territoriality and sovereignty. 

Katelyn's previous work experience includes serving as a field organizer for the Human Rights Campaign, teaching social studies at the high school level, and working as an academic advisor at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire before joining the program at the University of Minnesota.

She received her Master of Science from the University of London - SOAS and her Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse.

Educational Background & Specialties
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Educational Background

  • BSc.: Biology & Political Science, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, 2013 - 2017
  • MSc.: Migration, Mobility & Development Studies, University of London - SOAS, 2017-2018


  • Political Theory
  • Comparative Politics
  • Migration & Mobility Studies
  • Border Studies