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Kate Barnes

Program Officer, Conservation and Sustainable Development (Coastal Marine)

Kate Barnes is a Program Officer in Conservation and Sustainable Development.

She received her Masters degree in Environmental Management from Duke University, focusing on fisheries management in Namibia. Her interest in conservation began while researching reef fish populations in Belize as an undergraduate at Smith College. Kate has Midwestern roots, having grown up in Indiana and worked as a researcher in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Chicago for several years between college and graduate school.

Kate Barnes works on the following MacArthur programs and projects:

Conservation & Sustainable Development