Katherine  Guevara

Katherine Guevara, DPPD

Associate Director of Clinical and Translational Research Education Programs


Dr. Guevara directs the SC CTSI Education Resource Center and its learning initiatives, and supports overall education program development, administration and evaluation. 

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Professional Background

Katherine Guevara is an experienced educator and EdTech innovator.  She earned a doctorate in Policy, with research on inclusive education policy for digital equity, and a Master’s degree in teaching.  As assistant adjunct faculty, Katherine enjoys teaching at USC’s Rossier School of Education and has taught specialized courses for Gould School of Law and Sol Price School of Public Policy.  She is a certified instructional designer and has developed curriculum face-to-face, online, on TV, and via mobile app in the U.S. and abroad.  Katherine is most proud of creating an educational television series and accompanying textbook that reached more than a million learners while she was a U.S. Department of State Fellow, and founding her social enterprise, Mobile Teacher, which provides a platform where educators in developing countries can share and leverage best practices to provide quality education to learners without barriers via apps that work without Internet.  Most recently, Katherine has been busy at the Center for Excellence in Teaching training hundreds of USC faculty from every discipline to teach online, and consulting with UNICEF on education in emergencies for vulnerable populations such as learners who are indigenous, refugees, and those with special needs.


Katherine has traveled to more than 75 countries on 6 continents, speaks fluent Spanish and rusty Russian, likes reminiscing about her time as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, and loves being outside in the sun.

NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.