Katherine Kitterman is the Historical Director for Better Days 2020. Katherine has extensive research experience in American women’s history and Mormon history, as well as public history training in historical interpretation and public programming. She has recently taught as an adjunct professor for the Church History and Doctrine department at Brigham Young University.
Katherine earned her B.A. in International Relations and German Studies from Brigham Young University, and also earned a Master of Public Policy degree at BYU. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in American History at American University in Washington, D.C., where she has worked to bring history to life at the Smithsonian Institution, the Holocaust Memorial Museum, and Woodrow Wilson House. Katherine’s dissertation analyzes the rhetoric of Mormon women’s struggle for suffrage in nineteenth-century Utah, highlighting the two-way connection between suffragists in West and East.