Katherine Anderson is an Analyst at The Chertoff Group, helping to deliver strategic advisory services around security risk management, international security policy, and the application of physical and cyber security technologies for clients seeking to build more resilient organizations. In this role, Anderson frequently researches and prepares updates on important security risk management issues including those involving geopolitical developments, cybersecurity, aviation security, and terrorism and provides project management support for client engagements.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Anderson worked at the Department of Homeland Security, performing quantitative analysis of workforce initiatives across different Department components. She previously served as a research assistant with the Chicago Project on Security Threats, an international security affairs research institute based at the University of Chicago, where she collected data on suicide attacks and assessed militant use of propaganda focusing on the Islamic State and Boko Haram. Earlier in her career, Anderson contributed research on international security topics and provided marketing support to the Intelligence Matters podcast.
Ms. Anderson earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Chicago in Political Science and Public Policy with a specialization in international security.