Katie P. Bernhard
Katie is pursuing a dual-title PhD in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment and Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management at Penn State.
- Graduate Student
- MSc in Environment and Development Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science (with Distinction, Best Overall Performance Prize, Best Dissertation Prize, James B. Reynolds Scholar)
- B.A. in Environmental Studies and Minor in Applied Ethics, Dartmouth College (High Honors, magna cum laude, Downey Family Prize in Environmental Studies)
Adviser: Edwin Sabuhoro
For more information on research interests and publications, see Katie’s personal website and research portfolio: www.katiepbernhard.com.
Co-Principal Investigator, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and Penn State Research Partnership on Drivers of Deforestation in Central Africa
Researcher, Integrated Conservation and Development Lab
Trainee, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Traineeship in Regenerative Landscape Science (LandscapeU, 2021-2022 Cohort)
Statistician and Economist, United Nations Development Programme Yemen
Statistician and GIS Analyst, United Nations Development Programme Uganda
Econometrician, United Nations Development Programme Rwanda
Econometrician, World Wildlife Fund Greater Mekong
Affiliated Researcher, University of Rwanda Centre for GIS