Kate Tennis

Katherine Tennis

Teaching Assistant Professor

What I do

Kate teaches topics including human security, economic development, migration, and research methods.

Professional Biography

Kate is an Assistant Teaching Professor at the Korbel School of International Studies. Her research interests include border security, migration and mobility, and transnational security cooperation. She teaches courses at DU on topics surrounding development and human security.


  • Ph.D., International Relations, American University, 2017
  • MA, International Relations and Diplomacy, Leiden University, 2010
  • BA, International Development Studies, McGill University, 2007


  • 2019 Faculty Career Champion, University of Denver, Career & Professional Development