Bio


Kathleen (Katie) Phillips is a lecturer in the Earth Systems Program where she teaches classes on natural hazards, Earth sciences, and interdisciplinary science communication. She also advises undergraduate and coterminal Master's students in the Program. She completed her PhD at Scripps Institution of Oceanography where she focused on marine geophysics, and her BA at Occidental College where she majored in physics and environmental science. Katie’s academic interests include curriculum development in interdisciplinary environmental sciences, experiential learning in the field, and helping students prepare for the job search through communications training and reflection.

Academic Appointments


  • Lecturer, Earth Systems Program

2014-15 Courses