Aoife Kate Pitts


Kate is a recent graduate of the University of Alabama, where she earned a B.A. in Anthropology and a B.S. in Conservation Ecology. She has five years of interdisciplinary research experience and is skilled in spatiotemporal analysis. Her research interests lie at the intersection of sustainable livelihoods and equitable, ethical conservation efforts. Kate is beginning a PhD in the ICON program at the University of Georgia in the Fall of 2022, where she will study indigenous land management and community-led conservation efforts. After which, she hopes to work as a political ecologist, creating and implementing holistic conservation policies that effectively address human environment interactions.