Associate Professor and Graduate Director at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin
Kate Weaver is Associate Professor and Graduate Director at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. She is a lead researcher in the Strauss Center's Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) program and co-director (with Dr. Mike Findley) of Innovations for Peace and Development, which hosts one of the ACDP labs. Kate's research focuses on the diffusion and implementation of open data policies, reform of international financial institutions, and tracking and mapping climate and food security aid. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.