Regional & Community Outreach
Catherine joined the Boston Fed in 2019 after earning her Master of Public Affairs degree from Brown University, where she focused on issues affecting low- and moderate-income (LMI) people and places. Her previous work included research and advocacy on public assistance programs and issues of equitable access to work, as well as community and labor organizing. At the Fed, Catherine supports the interests of the Regional & Community Outreach department by conducting research on job quality, racial equity, and post-industrial communities. Catherine earned her B.A. in Politics, Philosophy & Economics (PPE) with a minor in Law & Policy from the University of Washington - Tacoma.
Brown University, 2019
MA in Public Affairs
University of Washington - Tacoma, 2016
BA in Politics, Philosophy & Economics
Minor in Law & Policy
Community College of Rhode Island, 2012
AA in General Studies
“Early Evidence from Massachusetts and Connecticut Suggests Nutritional Assistance Use Is Dramatically Increasing in New England During the Covid-19 Pandemic,” with Erin M. Graves and Marybeth J. Mattingly. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Community Development Field Note 20-1 (2020).
"The Effects of the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic on Service Workers in New England,” with Sara Chaganti, Erin Michelle Graves, Amy Higgins, Marybeth J. Mattingly, and Sarah Ann Savage. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Community Development Issue Brief 20-1 (2020).