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Katherine Kristoffersen

Program Assistant


Master of International Development Policy


Katherine received a B.A. in International Economy and Environment, with minors in Spanish and Environmental Science from North Carolina State University. She is currently pursuing a Master of International Studies degree at N.C. State, and interned with DCID’s Executive Education unit during the summer of 2016. While an undergraduate she worked with the UNC Institute for the Study of the Americas, the McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education, and the N.C. State Crop Science Department. She has performed research about brain drain in India, global food security via disease resistant crops and the impact of uranium mine expansion in Namibia (where she spent the summer of 2015). In addition, she received the Girl Scout Gold Award for work in teaching technology to the elderly in North Carolina. When she is not working or studying, she enjoys traveling, reading and spending time outdoors.