Katharine became the Digital Librarian for the Adventist Digital Library (ADL) in November 2021. She serves as project manager for both ADL and the Seventh-day Adventist Periodical and Obituary Index (SDAPI). Her duties include collaborating with contributors, managing digitization priorities, enhancing the ADL and SDAPI websites, and marketing these resources.
Katharine holds a BA in English from Andrews University as well as an MA in History and MSLS in Library & Information Science from the Catholic University of America. Her background includes work in academic libraries, digitization projects, and the building and maintenance of digital repositories. She taught full time at Maplewood Adventist Academy and part time at Pacific Union College as an adjunct professor in History. Katharine is active in the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians, the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Historians, and the Michigan Archival Association. She recently authored Images of America: Angwin and Howell Mountain, which is available from Arcadia Publishing.s a missionary in Egypt and for ADRA Sudan in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan.