Kathleen joined Wisconsin Sea Grant as a science writer in July 2004 after working for New Hampshire Sea Grant. In October 2012, she became the program’s education outreach specialist working with formal and informal educators to promote Great Lakes literacy among students of all ages. Kathleen holds a B.A. degree in biology and English from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, and a M.S. degree in Life Sciences Communication from the UW-Madison.