Senior Associate Director
has sixteen years of experience in career development and student services at Yale. She has been a Yale affiliate and New Haven resident for 24 years, arriving in 1993 when her partner was pursuing an MFA at Yale School of Art. Her first home was Esplanade Apartments, next door to Marsh Hall.
As Senior Associate Director, Kathy focuses on communications, individual advising, career readiness education, employer development, and CDO strategy and operations in support of a global population of graduate students interested in high-impact, solution-based environmental careers, advanced research, and thought leadership. Having advised over 1,000 F&ESers, she is thoroughly familiar with the range of personal and professional interests and needs of students. By actively maintaining an extensive network of F&ES alumni and employers, she is uniquely prepared to provide targeted guidance for students to expand their own networks and explore career interests.
Kathy is active in several national professional career associations, is a certified Myers-Brigg Practitioner, and a certified LGBTQ SafeZone Trainer. She holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing, an M.F.A. in Museum Studies, a B.A. in Studio Art, and is a practicing poet. She has served the New Haven community on the Board of the YMCA Youth Center, an organization committed to at-risk youth. She is a founding neighbor of the Nash Street Community Park, an Urban Resources Initiative
urban restoration project.