Katherine (Kate) Feske-Kirby currently works for the Violence Intervention Program at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia as a clinical research assistant for a project evaluating specific intervention methods’ ability to promote recovery and reduce post-traumatic stress symptoms in children following violent injuries. Kate earned her Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, Geography, and Philosophy from Bucknell University in 2017. While at school, she gained experience as a field research assistant where she supported faculty research on how the intersection of gentrification, policing, and incarceration affects the economy of minority residents in inner city Philadelphia. She studied abroad in Derry, Northern Ireland, and Copenhagen, Denmark, where her work focused on peace and reconciliation processes and urban planning respectively. For relaxation, she enjoys exercising, traveling to new places, and rewatching her favorite sitcoms.
Updated May 2019