Contracted Teaching Assistant, Life Science EducationFacultyKatherine O’Brien is a contractor with the Center for Life Science Education at the Ohio State University, as well as outreach coordinator for Science Pub, with Dr. Rob Pyatt. She received her B.A. and M.A. from Clark University in biology, as well as Ph.D. from University of Pennsylvania, where she studied evolutionary biology. She also did a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Katherine is passionate about increasing diversity in STEM by developing connections between Universities, museums and the communities they serve.