Kate completed her English BA in 2009 and her Psychology BA in 2016, both at the University of Minnesota. She is the coordinator for the lab's Attention and Fear Learning study, which uses eye-tracking technology to investigate the relationship between attention and anxiety. Her research interests include affective disorders, especially panic disorder, and health psychology, particularly factors that contribute to stress resilience. She will be starting a Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program at Adelphi University in Fall 2017. In her free time, Kate enjoys playing video games, writing poetry, and petting dogs.