Kat Krutak-Bickert
Coordinator School of Global Integrative Studies


Kat earned both her Master of Arts in Anthropology and her Bachelor of Arts in Great Plains Studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Kat was part of the 2011-2012 cohort of the Umóⁿhoⁿ language class and was a member of the Umóⁿhoⁿ Language Instruction Team.

Kat began her work at UNL in 2015 in the School of Natural Resources and moved to the College of Arts and Sciences in 2018, first with the Department of Anthropology and now the School of Global Integrative Studies.


M.A., Anthropology, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2013

Research interests

Indigenous food sovereignty in the Great Plains, effects of colonialism on Indigenous foodways, geographic inequalities of food systems, preservation of seed diversity and seed banks.