Katie Cohen

Research Assistant at Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge

Research Assistant, Centre for Science and Policy

Katie joined the CSaP team as a Research Assistant in August 2018, where she supports the Policy Fellowships team by researching fellows' questions and creating their programmes. She has also contributed to CSaP’s development and implementation of policy workshops and international policy fellowship programmes through Research for Health in Conflict (R4HC) and Transforming India’s Green Revolution by Research and Empowerment for Sustainable food supplies (TIGR2ESS).

Katie received a BA in History of Science from Harvard University, which culminated in a thesis on the history of art therapy for mental illness in the UK. Recently completing an MPhil in History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine at the University of Cambridge, she researched various topics in twentieth century medicine, biotechnologies, and bioethics. Her dissertation analysed the impact of 1930s depopulation fears on the British Eugenics Society's policies.