Katie Horner, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow with the UVM Institute for Agroecology

Katie grew up in Queens, New York and currently lives in Winooski, Vermont. She holds an MS in Food Systems and a PhD in Plant & Soil Science, both from the University of Vermont. Some of her recent work has focused on how education, soil health discourses, and land access outside of private property can support transitions towards agroecology. Katie is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Institute for Agroecology at UVM. She is committed to collaborative approaches to research and is motivated by the belief that ecological resilience and social justice are inextricably linked.  Prior to academic work, Katie worked on small and medium-sized diversified farms in Vermont and California.