Kim Kennedy White

History Colorado
Kim Kennedy White, PhD, is a folklorist, educator, and writer. Currently, she's the John W. Emery Family Associate Curator of Oral History at History Colorado and adjunct lecturer in the Ethnic Studies Department at the University of Colorado Denver. Her work explores various intersections of culture, identity, and traditional arts through oral, aural, and visual storytelling.


MA, Folklore (interdisciplinary studies in folklore, cultural anthropology, and English); training and data collection in oral history and museum studies; focus on traditional arts and musicPhD, Education; dissertation work included qualitative data collection through oral histories; focus on urban schools and diverse studentsHigher education teaching, 27 years in various departments teaching a wide variety of courses in English, Education, Ethnic Studies, and Interdisciplinary StudiesMuseum collections, folk arts, curatorial -- 3 years

Regions Available for Work

Other Regions: Colorado

Purpose of Contact

  • I am available to answer questions, or provide mentorship to other oral historians
  • I am available to collaborate - on research, community projects, artistic endeavors, or other joint undertakings with peers
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