Katherine Kassouf Cummings

Katherine Kassouf Cummings

Managing Editor

Katherine serves as Managing Editor, leads the Center’s Questions for a Resilient Future, and developed the Editorial Fellows program. She received her BA in anthropology with minors in environmental studies and global health, culture, and society from Emory University, where she worked with Dr. Peter Brown. Before joining the Center, Katherine worked in anthropology for Yale University’s Human Relations Area Files. She holds an editing certificate from the University of Chicago.

Katherine believes that words are one of the most basic elements of worldview. Her work as Managing Editor is guided by attention to the ethics of editing at every stage of the publication process. She is co-editor of What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be? (University of Chicago Press, 2021). When not at her desk, Katherine shares her passion for movement and women’s health as a Pilates instructor.


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Photo credit: Stefanie Mucker

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