Hello! I am Kate, and this blog is a chronicle of my work in the field of public history.
Originally hailing from Savannah, Georgia, I moved north to attend Swarthmore College and have lived in Philadelphia since then. I have worked for such cultural organizations as the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, and the Rosenbach Museum & Library.
I recently received a masters degree in American History with a certificate in Museum Studies from the University of Delaware. My research has focused on urban history and the history of women and gender.
Last summer I lived in the remote island town of Tenakee Springs, Alaska and helped set up a new local history museum.
In the fall I’m moving on to a PhD program at Brown University.
Thanks for reading!