Dr. Katherine Harrington
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow
Division of Information and Intelligent Systems
Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering
Class of 2023-2024
Dr. Katherine Harrington is an archaeologist and social historian who received her PhD from the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University. She is excited to bring her previous experience with human use of technology in the past to bear on her work in the NSF’s Division of Information and Intelligent Systems. Prior to coming to the NSF, she taught at Florida State University, Emory University, and Clark University.
Harrington’s previous research has focused on craftspeople and technologies of production in Greece during the 1st Millenium BCE, as well as household archaeology and women’s labor. This work has been supported by grants from the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, the Council on American Overseas Research Centers, and Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Harrington has also been a field archaeologist for almost two decades, excavating and surveying in Greece, Jordan, and the Caribbean.