Katherine Worboys Izsak
Associate Director for Education
Katherine Worboys Izsak is START's Associate Director for Education. In this capacity, she directs and teaches in the University of Maryland's Undergraduate Minor in Global Terrorism and Graduate Certificate in Terrorism Analysis. She also directs several student scholarship and fellowship programs and serves as START's instructional designer, working with other faculty researchers to develop professional training programs based on START-sponsored research. She holds faculty affiliations with the University of Maryland’s Department of Anthropology and Professional Writing Program.
In previous work, Izsak contributed to a range of training and education initiatives for the Department of Homeland Security and other federal departments and agencies. As part of this work, she supported the federal interagency review effort that resulted in the Homeland Security Council's report on Hurricane Katrina.
Izsak received her Bachelor of Arts in history from Duke University, and both her Master of Arts and Ph.D. in history, with a secondary field in anthropology, from the University of Michigan.
Duke University, B.A. in history
University of Michigan, Ph.D. in history/anthropology