Katie graduated magna cum laude from Hillsdale College in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in English and French. After graduation, she spent four years organizing overseas travel for Passages, a non-profit that provides trips to Israel for college students. While working closely with students and professors, she became disheartened by the level of censorship she saw on campuses across the country. Her desire to use her writing to defend civil liberties made FIRE a perfect fit.
In her spare time, Katie enjoys picking up foreign languages, journaling copiously, and searching for the next best bubble tea spot.
- A new FIRE documentary about U.S. Cavalry veteran Christian DeJohn and his fight for free speech at Temple University,
- Purdue must regain trust after passing civics requirement over faculty objections,
- VICTORY: Facing public pressure, Rutgers Law Student Bar Association rescinds critical race theory requirement,
- Nine years after covering a murder trial, former student journalist’s rights jeopardized by subpoena,
- Tune in: Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in high school cheerleader speech case, Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L.,
- Soccer player’s lawsuit is a reminder that athletes aren’t obligated to take a political stand — or kneel — on the field,
- San Diego State University rightly defends professor under fire for providing an example of racism during lecture on racism,
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