Katherine Watkins ’11

Katherine Watkins is a 2011 graduate (Magna Cum Laude) of the Political Science Department. While at UNCG Katherine was active in the Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society, and in Model United Nations. After graduation, Katherine enrolled in the Master of Public Policy program at the University of Maryland, where she specialized in international security and economic policy.  In addition to her studies, she completed an internship in the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy and the Joint Staff. At the Pentagon, Katherine focused on a variety of issues including NATO’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan and the U.S.’s political-military relationships with the United Kingdom and France. Katherine is now an analyst at the Department of Homeland Security.