Kristine is a Research Associate for Resource Watch and Global Forest Watch. She focuses on supporting the development and management of Resource Watch, providing data analysis in support of WRI's written content, and providing data analysis for WRI's machine learning projects.

Prior to joining WRI, Kristine worked two summers under the National Science Foundation's Research Experiences for Undergraduates program at the Columbia University XENON Experiment in the summer of 2016 and the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Engineering Mechanobiology in the summer of 2017. During her undergraduate career she worked in Cornell University's Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences where she studied trends in surface chlorophyll concentrations in the Gulf of Mexico, Chesapeake Bay, and New York Bight and was able to present her research at the American Geophysical Union's 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting.

Kristine holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Operations Research and Information Engineering from Cornell University and received latin honors.

Kristine is passionate about traveling, movies and spending as much time as possible hiking. She has many recommendations for hikes in New Jersey; Boulder, Colorado; Ithaca, New York; and the DMV area. And she is always looking for more hikes to check out!