Kate joined MMSA in November 2015. She has a B.A. in Humanities from the University of Southern Maine, where she is currently pursuing a M.F.A. in creative writing. Before joining MMSA, she worked as a freelance writer and researcher for 10 years. She has a strong commitment to advancing STEM opportunities, research, and education in Maine. In her role as a research assistant, she is involved with many of MMSA’s programs. Kate lives in Midcoast Maine with her husband and children, and spends her free time working on her many writing projects.