Katy June-Friesen

Graduate Assistant

Katy JuneFriesen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Philip Merrill College of Journalism, where she researches news coverage of race, class, place, and gentrification. Her dissertation examines the public discourse and journalism about (re)development, neighborhood change, and spatial inequality in the Washington, D.C., suburbs. She has worked in media for nearly 15 years and is an editor for academic publications. At NCSG, she works on editorial projects with Dr. Knaap and researches small business displacement in gentrifying areas with Dr. Lung-Amam.

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