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Katera Moore, PhD

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Director of Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative

Katera Moore is the Director of the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania's Netter Center for Community Partnerships and an Associate Fellow with the Center for Public Health Initiatives. She is an urban geographer who thinks critically about the political and economic structures that create inequality, and considers food justice and health disparities to be an outcome of residential segregation. She is passionate about place-based education and is an experienced K-16 educator.

Katera received both her BA in Urban Studies and her Masters of Environmental Studies from The University of Pennsylvania. Using a National Science Foundation fellowship, she earned her Ph.D. in Earth & Environmental Science and certificate in Africana Studies at The Graduate Center in New York. She also has a certificate in Institutional Research & Assessment for Higher Education Decision Making.