Katie-Lynn King is a recent graduate from the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies with a focus on East Asia and a minor in China studies. During her time at UW, she was an officer of the Jackson School Student Association and a member of the Operation Smile UW chapter and Husky Global Affairs.
Her initial interest in China studies began after she took a class on China’s geography. Since then, she has traveled to China multiple times and participated in an exchange program at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as well as summer language program in Beijing. Her senior thesis project was titled, Assessing the US Response to Combat Disinformation and examined the current administration’s actions against the ‘fake news’ phenomenon. Currently, she serves as a board member and the current intern of the China Club of Seattle in addition to being the Office Manager at the China Ocean Institute.