2015-present Associate Dean of Biology, Undergraduate Education, Brown University.
2015-present Assistant Professor (research), Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University.
2014-2015 Interim Associate Dean of Biology, Undergraduate Education, Brown University.
2012-present Assistant Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University.
2008-2012 Assistant Professor (research), Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University.
2008-2010 Senior Consulting Scientist. EcoHealth Alliance
2006-2008 David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellow. Wildlife Trust.
2006 Postdoctoral Research Associate. University of Georgia, Institute of Ecology.
2006 Ph.D. Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology. University of California at Santa Barbara.
2001 B.S. Biology. University of New Mexico.
|Jean, Kévin, Burnside, William R., Carlson, Lynn, Smith, Katherine, Guégan, Jean-François An equilibrium theory signature in the island biogeography of human parasites and pathogens. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 2015; 25 (1) : 107-116.|
|Schmidt VT, Smith KF, Melvin DW, Amaral-Zettler LA Community assembly of a euryhaline fish microbiome during salinity acclimation.. Molecular Ecology. 2015; 24 (10) : 2537-50.|
|Casey, Christine L., Hernandez, Sonia M., Yabsley, Michael J., Smith, Katherine F., Sanchez, Susan The carriage of antibiotic resistance by enteric bacteria from imported tokay geckos (Gekko gecko) destined for the pet trade. The Science of the total environment. 2015; 505 : 299-305.|
|Smith KF, Goldberg M, Rosenthal S, Carlson L, Chen J, Chen C, Ramachandran S Global rise in human infectious disease outbreaks.. Journal of The Royal Society Interface. 2014; 11 (101) : 20140950.|
|Smith, K. F., Goldberg, M., Rosenthal, S., Carlson, L., Chen, J., Chen, C., Ramachandran, S. Global rise in human infectious disease outbreaks. Journal of The Royal Society Interface. 2014; 11 (101) : 20140950-20140950.|
|McAlarnen, Lindsey, Smith, Katherine, Brownstein, John S., Jerde, Christopher Internet and Free Press Are Associated with Reduced Lags in Global Outbreak Reporting. PLoS Curr. 2014;|
|Perrings C, Castillo-Chavez C, Chowell G, Daszak P, Fenichel EP, Finnoff D, Horan RD, Kilpatrick AM, Kinzig AP, Kuminoff NV, Levin S, Morin B, Smith KF, Springborn M Merging economics and epidemiology to improve the prediction and management of infectious disease.. EcoHealth. 2014; 11 (4) : 464-75.|
|Casey, Christine L., Hernandez, Sonia M., Yabsley, Michael J., Smith, Katherine F., Sanchez, Susan The Influence of the Conditions of the Pet Trade on the Commensal Gastrointestinal Flora of Wild-Caught Tokay Geckos (Gekko gecko). Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery. 2013; 23 (3-4) : 74-82.|
|Heard MJ, Smith KF, Ripp KJ, Berger M, Chen J, Dittmeier J, Goter M, McGarvey ST, Ryan E The threat of disease increases as species move toward extinction.. Conservation Biology. 2013; 27 (6) : 1378-88.|
|Smith KM, Smith KF, D'Auria JP Exotic pets: health and safety issues for children and parents.. Journal of pediatric health care : official publication of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners. 2012; 26 (2) : e2-6.|
|Smith KF, Schmidt V, Rosen GE, Amaral-Zettler L Microbial diversity and potential pathogens in ornamental fish aquarium water.. PLoS ONE. 2012; 7 (9) : e39971.|
|Smith KF, Yabsley MJ, Sanchez S, Casey CL, Behrens MD, Hernandez SM Salmonella isolates from wild-caught Tokay geckos (Gekko gecko) imported to the U.S. from Indonesia.. Vector borne and zoonotic diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.). 2012; 12 (7) : 575-82.|
|Heard M, Smith KF, Ripp K Examining the evidence for chytridiomycosis in threatened amphibian species.. PLoS ONE. 2011; 6 (8) : e23150.|
|Smith, Katherine F., Guégan, Jean-François Changing Geographic Distributions of Human Pathogens. Annu. Rev. Ecol. Evol. Syst.. 2010; 41 (1) : 231-250.|
|Rosen GE, Smith KF Summarizing the evidence on the international trade in illegal wildlife.. EcoHealth. 2010; 7 (1) : 24-32.|
|Smith KF, Behrens M, Schloegel LM, Marano N, Burgiel S, Daszak P Ecology. Reducing the risks of the wildlife trade.. Science. 2009; 324 (5927) : 594-5.|
|Smith KF Global pathogen distributions: a win-win for disease ecology and biogeography.. EcoHealth. 2009; 6 (4) : 479-80.|
|Smith KF, Behrens MD, Sax DF Local scale effects of disease on biodiversity.. EcoHealth. 2009; 6 (2) : 287-95.|
|Sax DF, Smith KF, Thompson AR Managed relocation: a nuanced evaluation is needed.. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 2009; 24 (9) : 472-3; author reply 476-7.|
|Smith, K. F., Acevedo-Whitehouse, K., Pedersen, A. B. The role of infectious diseases in biological conservation. Animal Conservation. 2009; 12 (1) : 1-12.|
|Smith KF, Sax DF, Gaines SD, Guernier V, Guégan JF Globalization of human infectious disease.. Ecology. 2007; 88 (8) : 1903-10.|
|Smith KF, Sax DF, Lafferty KD Evidence for the role of infectious disease in species extinction and endangerment.. Conservation Biology. 2006; 20 (5) : 1349-57.|
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Advising and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences, Brown University. 2015.
Early Career Award for Exceptional Contribution to the Field of EcoHealth, International Association for Ecology and Health. 2010.
Doctoral Fellow, American Association of University Women. 2005.
Doctoral Fellow, University of California President's Doctoral Dissertation Award. 2005.
NSF Research Fellow, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. 2001.
|Amaral Zettler, Linda||Associate Professor of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences (MBL)|
|Ramachandran, Sohini||Associate Professor of Biology, Co-Director of Graduate Studies for the Center of Computational Biology, Director of the Center for Computational Molecular Biology, Associate Professor of Computer Science|
|Sax, Dov||Associate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Associate Professor of Environment and Society|
|BIOL 0100 - Living Biology at Brown and Beyond|
|BIOL 0100A - Living Biology at Brown and Beyond|
|BIOL 0140K - Conservation Medicine|