Adjunct Instructor in History
B.A., Bethel University
M.Litt., University of St Andrews
ABD, University of Edinburgh
- HIS311 Roman Civilization
- HIS312 Medieval Europe
Katie studies the social history of the Roman Empire, in particular the status and roles of women. Her thesis on Tertullian of Carthage revises the typical view of him as a misogynist. When read in context, Katie argues, Tertullian’s anthropology of sexual difference is more egalitarian than that of his secular contemporaries, in part because of his understanding of the creation, redemption, and resurrection of the human body.
Read more about Katie’s journey from Bethel to graduate study in the UK in this interview from July 2012.