Katera Moore, PhD

Katera Moore, PhD 308x360
Director of Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative

Katera is an urban geographer and has experience teaching undergraduate courses in addition to developing and delivering place-based informal science education programming for urban middle and high school students. Katera has lived in West Philadelphia for the past 18 years and has two teenagers. She enjoys riding bikes with her family as well as taking quick walks at Penn Park. She loves to cook (and eat) and is passionate about addressing inequities in the food production and distribution system. One of her travel goals is to eat her way around the world.

Katera received both her BA in Urban Studies and her Masters of Environmental Studies from Penn. Her passion for environmental justice issues led her to pursue a PhD in Earth & Environmental Science and certificate in Africana Studies at The Graduate Center in New York. Her dissertation focused on environmental justice in post-industrial Philadelphia. She also has a certificate in Institutional Research & Assessment for Higher Education Decision Making.