Katelyn DiBenedetto is a research analyst at the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP),where she is a member of the policy research team. Her research interests include college access and affordability and federal higher education policy.
Prior to joining IHEP, DiBenedetto was a Postdoctoral Scholar with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ (UNLV) Graduate College. As a postdoc, she had the opportunity to help build, implement, and manage graduate student professional development programming, manage various events and workshops, conduct research on policy issues related to graduate education both at the university and within southern Nevada, and manage the Council of Graduate Schools’ Understanding PhD Career Pathways for Program Improvement project.
DiBenedetto holds a B.A. in Anthropology from the State University of New York at Albany, and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Anthropology from UNLV. Her dissertation focused on past land and water management issues on the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus.