Katie Cohen

postgrad student at University of Pennsylvania Law School

Postgraduate Student, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Researcher, Centre for Science and Policy

Katie joined the CSaP team in August 2018, where she supports the Policy Fellowships team by creating programmes for policy professionals to engage with academics working on relevant research. She has also contributed to CSaP’s development and implementation of policy workshops and international policy fellowship programmes through two GCRF-funded grants: Research for Health in Conflict (R4HC) and Transforming India’s Green Revolution by Research and Empowerment for Sustainable food supplies (TIGR2ESS). Katie is also a Research Assistant on the Expertise Under Pressure research programme, investigating ways of rethinking citizens' participation in the scientific and political processes.

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 1930s policy changes in the British Eugenics Society.

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