Kat Miller-Stevens teaches nonprofit management, accounting, and social entrepreneurship courses in the Economics and Business department at Colorado College. She is also the Faculty Director of the Public Interest Fellowship Program (PIFP), which places students in nonprofit internships in the Denver and Colorado Springs areas. Kat considers herself an enthusiastic scholar with an intent to make significant contributions to her field of study and the greater community at large. Her publications focus on three areas including individual motivations to work in the nonprofit sector and serve on nonprofit boards, collaboration between the sectors to solve social and environmental issues, and nonprofit strategies for lobbying and advocacy. Prior to joining Colorado College, Kat taught for six years in the School of Public Service at Old Dominion University in Virginia where her teaching and research focus was on public policy and the nonprofit sector. Before moving to Virginia, Kat spent ten years working in the nonprofit sector in Denver as a budget coordinator, grants manager, and program evaluator. Kat earned her undergraduate Liberal Arts degree in History from Colorado State University in 1999, a Master of Nonprofit Management degree from Regis University in 2004, and a Ph.D. in Public Affairs from the University of Colorado Denver in 2010. She is also a proud AmeriCorps alumna.