Katie Horner, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Agroecology

Katie’s research and teaching focus on participatory processes that support agroecological transitions and transformations. Her recent research has focused on domains of agroecological transformation in the United States, including agroecology pedagogy, discourses around soil health, and equitable models of land access. As a firm believer that all change is relational, Katie focuses on cultivating horizontal relationships within both research and learning settings.

Katie holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies with a focus on Policy from Middlebury College and a M.Sc. in Food Systems, a Ph.D. in Plant & Soil Science and certificates of graduate study in Agroecology and Ecological Economics from the University of Vermont. As a proud alum of UVM’s Farmer Training Program, Katie also has experience working on diversified production farms in Vermont and California.