As a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL)’s Scholarship and Policy team, Katherine Klosek formulates association positions on key information policy debates, and develops and implements advocacy strategies to advance the Association’s legal and public policy agenda in legislative, administrative, and judicial forums. Building strong partnerships with stakeholders in libraries, higher education, scholarship, and civil society, she represents the Association in outreach to policymakers on Capitol Hill and in the executive branch. Serving as the staff lead to ARL’s Advocacy and Public Policy Committee, Katherine helps mobilize ARL’s membership to influence government policy-making in key moments, and in responding and adapting to major legal and policy developments. Katherine comes to ARL from Johns Hopkins University (JHU), where she served as director of the Center for Applied Public Research and was instrumental in the center’s launch. Katherine holds a BA in political science and conflict resolution from Salisbury University, and an MPP from Johns Hopkins University.