Dr. Katherine Windsor

A recognized expert on girls' education, organizational behavior and identity theory, Dr. Katherine G. Windsor is the twelfth Head of Miss Porter’s School. A college preparatory boarding and day school for girls in Grades nine through 12, Porter's is located in Farmington, Connecticut, USA.

Prior to her tenure at Miss Porter's School, Windsor served as head of The Sage School in Foxboro, Massachusetts, an elementary and middle school for gifted and talented students.

Dr. Windsor earned her Doctorate in Education from the University of Pennsylvania and was a Klingenstein Visiting Fellow at Columbia University. She is an active member of The Association of Boarding Schools Board of Directors, on the faculty of the National Association of Independent Schools Aspiring Heads Program; Board chair for The Center for the Study of Boys' and Girls' Lives; and is a member of the University of Pennsylvania Executive Committee and instructor for the Penn Residency Masters in Teaching program.

Dr. Windsor is a frequent lecturer on participatory action research, school leadership, and women's issues.