Katherine obtained her undergraduate degree in Classics and Molecular Biology, Summa cum Laude, from Harvard University. Awarded a Harvard Knox Fellowship to study in the United Kingdom for one year, she earned a Master’s degree in Classical Art and Archaeology with Distinction (equivalent of Summa cum Laude) from the University of London. She received her PhD in Ancient History from the Harvard Department of the Classics, and her MD from Harvard Medical School. Currently a resident in diagnostic radiology at one of Harvard Medical School’s teaching hospitals, she is continuing her research in the humanities as a postdoctoral fellow in Harvard’s Program in Science, Religion, and Culture, and is in the process of turning her PhD dissertation into a book.
While in graduate school, Katherine published 18 articles or book chapters with publishers and journals based on three continents, and she has given lectures and presentations in 9 different countries.
While a graduate student at Harvard, Katherine was selected to be a head teaching fellow for a Roman history course with over 160 students, and she was also selected by faculty in the Department of the Classics to independently design the syllabus for and to teach a junior tutorial. She has won teaching awards (based on student feedback) every semester she has taught.