Katelyn M. Campbell
Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, American Studies (May 2023 - Expected)
Advised by Dr. Sharon P. Holland.
Research Interests: Feminist Theory, History of Women in the United States (20th century),
A.B. Wellesley College, American Studies cum laude (May 2017)
Advisor: Dr. Paul Fisher
Senior Project: “Ruralism in the Lesbian Imagination: Separatism as a Means of Creating a Womyn’s
FELLOWSHIPS AND HONORS
Margaret Storrs Grierson Fellowship ($2500) Mar. 2019
Smith College Special Collections
Travel Award ($500) Mar. 2019
UNC Department of American Studies
Conference Travel Award ($400) Mar. 2019 (Declined)
UNC Graduate and Professional Students Federation
Dean’s Discretionary Fund Award ($5000) Aug. 2018
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Provost’s Travel Grant ($300) Sept. 2016
Young WV Power Building Award Aug. 2016
WV Healthy Kids & Families Coalition
Harry S. Truman Scholarship ($30,000) May 2016
Harry S. Truman Foundation
Summer Public Service Grant ($3000) April 2016 (Declined)
Wellesley College Office of Career Education
Youth Advocating Change Award April 2015
Partners in Sex Education
Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (August 2018 - )
Approaches to Southern Studies: A Historical Analysis of the American South (AMST 210) with Dr. Seth
Kotch (Fall 2019)
Intersectionality: Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Social Justice (AMST 248) with Drs. Michelle Robinson,
Enrique Neblett, and Tanya Shields. (Spring 2019, 2 sections)
The Emergence of Modern America (AMST 101) with Dr. Sharon P. Holland. (Fall 2018, 2 sections)
Research Assistant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (January 2019 - )
UNC Chapel Hill Program in Sexuality Studies with Dr. Sharon P. Holland.
Archival research documenting the history of queer life at UNC Chapel Hill and the history of the Sexuality
Studies Program. Read more here: http://sexualitystudies.unc.edu/our-history/.
Graduate Student Summer Residency, National Humanities Center (July 2019)
Summer intensive training in pedagogical strategies for teaching geospatial literacy to undergraduate
students in the humanities. One of four graduate students selected from across humanities departments at
Graduate Research Consultant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (May 2019)
AMST 278: Crimes and Punishments with Dr. Seth Kotch.
Guided student archival research and digital mapping contributions to A Red Record.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Abandoned Property Coalition VISTA, West Virginia Community Development Hub (Aug. 2017 - Aug. 2018)
Truman Fellow, Zinn Education Project/Teaching for Change (June 2017 - July 2017)
HubCAP Project Assistant, West Virginia Community Development Hub (Jan. 2017 - May 2017)
Graduate-Faculty Representative, American Studies/Folklore Graduate Student Collective, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2019 - )
Treasurer, Board of Directors, West Virginia Healthy Kids & Families Coalition (2017-2019)
Wellesley College Government (2013 - 2016)
Student Council to the Wellesley College Board of Trustees (2015 - 2016)
Wellesley College Sexual Health Educators (2014 - 2016)
”Queering Carolina: Histories of LGBTQ Life at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.” Invited Keynote Presentation, LGBTQ History Month, UNC Sexuality and Gender Alliance. October 2019.
”Radical Visions: Unearthing Lesbian Feminist Futures in the Sophia Smith Collection.” Invited Colloquium Presentation, Department of American Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. October 2019.
”Looking for the Queer South: Critical History and Methods.” Invited Presentation, AMST 210 instructed by Dr. Seth Kotch at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. September 2019.
”Ruralism in the Lesbian Imagination.” Invited presentation, Smith College Special Collections. June 2019.
”An Introduction to Womyn’s Land and Culture in the United States.” Invited Presentation, AMST 101 instructed by Dr. Sharon Holland at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. October 2018.
”Building a Culture of Consent on Campus.” Invited workshop presentation, Dr. Jessica Scott, West Virginia Wesleyan College. Buckhannon, W.Va. April 2018.
”The Human Cost of Vacancy in West Virginia.” BAD Buildings Summit. Morgantown, W.Va. November 2017.
”McDowell: A ‘Free State’ Fifty Years After the War on Poverty.” Tanner Conference. Wellesley, M.A. October 2014.
”Using Student Activism to Fight for Science in Schools.” Secular Student Alliance Annual Conference. Columbus, O.H. July 2014.
”Youth Advocacy and Reproductive Rights: Grassroots in Action.” NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri Annual Meeting. July 2013. (Keynote)
American Studies Association (2019 - Present)
Southeastern American Studies Association (2019 - Present)
UE 150 - Graduate Workers Union (2018 - Present)
Harry S. Truman Scholars Association (2016 - Present)