Elizabeth Catte is a public historian, educator, and historical consultant whose work appears in museums and heritage sites world-wide.

Catte holds a PhD and MA in Public History from Middle Tennessee State University, a institution integral to the shaping of public history both as a field and practice, and a BA in Latin and Classical Studies from the University of Tennessee.

Her research interests include memory and commemoration; histories of sexuality; digital history; cultural landscapes; and documentary photography. Her scholarship has appeared in the Americanist Independent, the Public History Review, and on US Sport History and History@Work. Catte is an experienced public history educator and public history curriculum specialist.

Catte’s current work in progress is a case-study driven exploration of public memory and racial violence that examines how communities have tried to remember (or forget) their violent pasts. A sample chapter of that work is available here.

Catte’s CV is available here; her public history teaching philosophy statement is available here.

She is best reached through e-mail at elizabeth.catte@gmail.com. Additional pictures and words are here and here.

 

 

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