Kathryn (Katie) is originally from Connecticut. She completed her BA in Sociology with a Concentration in Criminology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2013 and her MA in Criminology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2016. Her thesis examined sexual assault victimization and perpetration at HBCUs in North Carolina, utilizing a feminist routine activities theory perspective. She is currently a third year doctoral student in the sociology program at WVU and works as a research assistant in the social work department at WVU. Her broad interests are sexual assault, gender, evaluation, and criminological theory.