Katie is a doctoral student in Developmental Psychology working with Alex Shaw. She graduated from Wesleyan University in 2020 with a B.A. in Psychology. After graduating, Katie worked as Yarrow Dunham’s and Paul Bloom’s laboratory manager at the Yale University Social Cognitive Development and Mind and Development Labs.

Research Interests

Katie broadly researches children's social cognition and moral development. At the University of Chicago, Katie has focused her research on children's understanding of reputation management. Her main line of work explores popularity as a form of social status, and how popular children hold influence over others.