Katelin recently completed her master's degree in the Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation department at Virginia Tech. Her research focused on estimating management uncertainty for marine fisheries in the South Atlantic region, and was supported by the National Marine Fisheries Service Research, Training, and Recruitment unit.
Katelin has presented research at a number of conferences, including the Society of Conservation Biology's Second International Marine Conservation Congress and the Hawaii Conservation Conference. She is co-author on a NOAA technical document about the current stock status of the bank sea bass in the South Atlantic regions.
Before pursing graduate work at Virginia Tech, Katelin attended Randolph-Macon Woman's College, graduating summa cum laude with honors in Environmental Science.