Kathryn earned a B.A. in anthropology from Wellesley College in Massachusetts. She was a conservation technician at Harvard University’s Weissman Preservation Center in addition to holding positions at Sculpture & Decorative Arts Conservation Services and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. Kathryn participated in the University of Arts London Ligatus Summer School held at the National Library of Greece in Athens to study the history of European and Eastern Mediterranean bookbinding. She was also the Emerging Conservation Professionals Network liaison for Boston and is the current Class of 2022 representative.