Katherine Browne is a doctoral student in the School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) at the University of Michigan and a Graduate Student Research Assistant with the Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments (GLISA). In her role, Browne supports GLISA research through grant development, publication review, and fieldwork. Her research is broadly focused on the social consequences of climate change and global-to-local linkages in international climate policy.
Prior to joining GLISA, Browne worked for the University of Michigan’s Energy Institute REFRESCH project, leading in-country coordination, community outreach, and research development in central Gabon. She received an M.S. in Environmental Justice from the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment, a certificate in Science, Technology, and Public Policy from the Ford School of Public Policy, and a B.A. in Religious Studies from the College of Charleston.