Katrina has nearly three decades of experience in higher education focused on implementing new technologies for teaching and learning, designing online courses and programs, and managing faculty professional development initiatives. In her current role as Title III Project Director, she works with faculty, saff, and administrators across the insitution on the implmentation of a $3M Title III Grant focused on improving technology infrastructure, distance learning programs, and student retention. Before taking on her current role, Katrina was Director of Digital Learning at HNU. She has also worked worked as an instructional designer and media producer at University of California Online/ILTI and Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, and served as Assistant Director of Instructional Resources and Media Services at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Katrina is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and independent video producer with more than a decade of experience teaching film and media studies at colleges and universities including UC Davis, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her film and video work has been exhibited widely at film festivals, galleries, and museums in the US and abroad and she continues to produce media for non-profits and social justice campaigns. Katrina holds an MFA in film/video/new media from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BA in political science from Ohio State University.