Katy is a Georgia native. She teaches ENGL 1102, First Year Composition, with the English Department. Her scholarly interests include dialectology, especially as it applies to pop culture, and sociolinguistics.
Katy received a B.A. in English from Furman University in 2013. While there, she worked as editor-in-chief for the school literary magazine, The Echo, as well as copyeditor for the newspaper, The Paladin.
Katy served as the treasurer for LSUGA and was on the committee and co-chair for the 4th annual interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference at UGA (LUCAG 4)