Katherine is a 5th year student in the Law-Psychology Program and Social Cognitive Program at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. She will receive her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) in May of 2018 and is pursuing her Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Social and Cognitive Psychology (expected in 2020). She received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Criminal Justice from Endicott College in 2012.
Katherine recently finished her master's equivalency research project examining police officer's perceptions of procedural justice in police-civilian encounters. She is generally interested in how authorities perceive decision-making procedures and whether those perceptions are consistent with their intentions and subordinate perceptions.
Katherine is additionally a Graduate Research Assistant for the Nebraska Resource Project for Vulnerable Young Children at the UNL Center for Children, Families, and the Law. Katherine is the 2017-2018 Chair-Elect for the American Psychology and Law Society Student Committee.
In her free time, Katherine enjoys running and spending time on road trips with her partner and two dogs.