Catherine edits R Street’s various scholarly publications and works closely with the policy team to ensure rigor and accuracy while maximizing the impact of their scholarship. She also liaises between the policy team and external contractors, works with authors to improve content and style, ensures all final copy is ready for publication and assists the director of research publications with various editorial upkeep tasks.
Prior to R Street, Catherine worked for Beth Israel Lahey Health, a non-profit health care system, where she was as a digital content producer working alongside doctors, researchers and clinicians to create accessible and comprehensible content.
Previously, Catherine spent eight years in academia where, in addition to teaching undergraduate literature, research and writing classes, she served as assistant editor for a book series at the University of Massachusetts Press. Alongside her career in higher education, she managed digital platforms and marketing campaigns for various academic departments.
Catherine has a BA (hons) in English with a minor in anthropology from Union College (N.Y.), an MA in English language and literature from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a PhD in English and Renaissance drama from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her doctoral work focused on identity formation, performed difference and categories of foreignness in early modern English literature.