eXtension Citizen Science Fellow
Katie is a research assistant professor at the University of Florida in the Agricultural Education and Communication department. Her research focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), especially in free-choice or informal education and outreach settings. She’s interested in how the public gathers, makes meaning from, and uses current scientific research findings and how that use relates to their science identities.
Coming in 2017 – Journal of Extension article on “How to get started in citizen science”
Poster presentation Untapped: Accessing Cooperative Extension to Strengthen Connections Between Citizen Science and Community Decision-Making at the 2017 Citizen Science Association Conference. Coauthors: Malin Clyde (UNH Extension), Alyson Eberhardt (UNH/Sea Grant), and Michelle Prysby (Virginia Tech Master Naturalists)