Catalyst Staff

Karina Schroeder

Senior Writer

Karina produces a wide variety of content to advance Catalyst’s research and expertise. She writes blog posts, monthly newsletters, commentary, and other content both for Catalyst’s website and external platforms. As a key member of the editorial team, she also works to ensure that all Catalyst content maintains brand identity and editorial consistency.

Prior to joining Catalyst, Karina was a communications manager at the Vera Institute of Justice. She wrote blog posts, long-form special reports, and op-eds that helped to increase traffic to Vera’s website, recognition of Vera’s on-staff experts, and support for Vera’s mission. In this role she also managed the website, blog, and social media accounts for the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge.

Karina is a 2015 graduate of NYU Wagner’s Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service (FELPS). FELPS is a rigorous leadership program for recent graduates working in public service. She holds BAs in Journalism and Anthropology from the University of Iowa.