Kathryn was born and raised in Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Conservation and Wildlife Management from Delaware Valley University in 2015. After graduation, Kathryn worked as a wildlife field technician on various research projects throughout the country. In these positions, she had the opportunity to work on a variety of species including sea turtles, white-tailed deer, black bears, and pheasants. In 2021, Kathryn earned her Master’s degree at the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Her thesis research focused on movement ecology, behavior, and habitat selection of nilgai antelope in South Texas. Kathryn continues to work on her research with nilgai as a Research Associate with CKWRI.