• Crook Fellow

Katherine Whitton

Katherine Whitton is a first-year Masters of Global Policy Studies Candidate at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. She studies International Development and Governance and started working with Innovations for Peace and Development (IPD) in Fall 2016. Prior to graduate school, Katherine was in the US Peace Corps serving as an education volunteer in Ethiopia (2013-2015).

This summer she will be interning through the AidData Summer Fellowship Program at the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) in Kampala, Uganda. She will either work in the Trade & Regional Integration Department (agriculture policy) or the Micro department (infant mortality). Both positions will involve a feasibility assessment, production of geocoded data, geocoding and GIS training, and research plan development.