Kathryn Carpenter

2020-2021 Public Writing Graduate Fellow

2019-2020 Graduate Communications Assistant

Kathryn Carpenter
  • MA History, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • BA Journalism, University of Missouri-Columbia

Kathryn (Kate) Carpenter is a Ph.D. student in History of Science. Her research focuses on the history of science, technology, and the environment in 19th and 20th century North America, and the ways in which all three intersect. Kate’s current project is a history of tornado science, storm chasing, and the cultural history of severe weather in the American Midwest. She is also interested in methodologies including oral histories and using digital tools for evaluating and presenting information. Kate earned an undergraduate degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Master of Arts in History from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, with an emphasis in public history.

Kate is the CDH newsletter editor, and she encourages anyone with interesting stories about DH at Princeton to get in touch with her!

Recent Posts

Rolling into 2021 at the CDH

Before we move ahead, we're taking this moment to celebrate all that the CDH did accomplish in 2020, even as our staff and project management meetings moved to Zoom and we saw more of each others’ homes, pets, and family mem…