Katrina McLaughlin is a Research Analyst on the U.S. Energy team. She supports WRI's work on renewable energy procurement strategies, grid flexibility and electricity market design, and transportation electrification.

Prior to joining WRI, Katrina completed a fellowship at the U.S. Climate Alliance with a primary focus on power sector issues. Past positions also include two years working on energy policy at Resources for the Future, as well as two seasons serving with AmeriCorps on public lands across Nevada, Montana, and Wyoming.

She holds a Master in Public Affairs from Princeton University's School of Public and International Affairs and completed her undergraduate studies in Political Science and Environmental Economics and Policy at the University of California, Berkeley.

In her free time she enjoys reading and spending time outdoors.