Harrison graduated with general and departmental honors
from Vassar College in 2002 with an independent major in
Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Development.
After school, she moved to Berkeley, CA where she worked in
environmental education and outreach for several
organizations including the East Bay Regional Park
District, The Jane Goodall Institute, and Pesticide Watch.
While in California, Kate wrote original curriculum and
delivered slideshow presentations to school children and
community groups in the Bay Area on a wide variety of
environmental topics. In 2002, she moved to Connecticut
where she worked for the legislative Environment Committee
in Hartford. She has also worked for the Senate Committee
on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry in Washington DC.
Kate holds a JD from Pace
Law School and a Certificate in Environmental Law. She now
lives with her husband Barry in New Haven, where she is
finishing a degree in Environmental Policy and Law at the
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. Her
first book, The Green Bride Guide was published in