Kathryn Royster

Assistant Director for Public Communications
Kathryn Royster
Pronouns She / Her / Hers Email kroyster@usc.edu


As the Assistant Director for Public Communications at the Wrigley Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Kathryn Royster is responsible for creating and leading a marketing and communications strategy that defines the institute’s brand and identity, advances its reputation at USC and beyond, and attracts students, researchers, and donors to its programs. Kathryn came to USC with more than 15 years of marketing and communications experience in the higher education, corporate, and agency worlds, most recently at Vanderbilt University.


  • B.A. English, Rhodes College