Dr. E Kate Webb

E. Kate Webb, PhD

Harvard Medical School Title
  • Research Fellow in Psychiatry


E. Kate Webb, PhD, is a post-doctoral research fellow with Dr. Kerry Ressler in the Neurobiology of Fear Laboratory and Dr. Nathaniel G. Harnett in the Neurobiology of Affective and Traumatic Experiences Laboratory. Dr. Webb conducts both basic and translational research using neuroimaging, behavioral assessments, and molecular genetics, to better understand the biological underpinnings of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Dr. Webb’s work focuses on how structural inequities, individual characteristics, and neurobiology interact to influence the course of psychological recovery after trauma. In addition, she works on neuroethical issues, including how to identify and address racial and phenotypic biases embedded in neuroscience technologies.

Education & Training

  • 2016 BA in Psychology, Albion College
  • 2020 MS in Psychology, Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • 2021 PhD in Psychology, Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Phone: 617.855.4220
Office Address: Belmont campus - Oaks Building, Room 334