Kathryn Masten is a creative catalyst in pursuit of making the world a better place through social informatics. She has 25+ years of experience in ICT and enjoys connecting people to resources including information, funding, services, or other people and institutions.
She graduated from UNT with her PhD in Library and Information Science, and before that, she studied at Beloit College, Arizona State and Indiana University Bloomington. With xREZ, she was one of the first lab team members helping to get the lab established and working on submitting grants. She’s a leader in research with social technical interaction networks (STINs). Kathryn also worked with UNT for six years as an associate director in the Library and Information Sciences department. She has taught courses in informatics at both UNT and TWU as an adjunct and assistant professor.
Now, she is applying her expertise and knowledge to analyzing informatics for Driscoll Children’s Health in Corpus Christi – connecting families to the information they need for better access to healthcare and medical staff to the information they need to provide the best care possible.