Katherine M. Pickering
419 West 118th Street, Apartment 42
New York, NY 10027


Columbia University, New York, NY
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, M.A. expected Spring 2001, Ph.D. 2006
Field: Imperial Russian History (Cultural and Institutional, 1801-1855)
Advisor: Professor Richard S. Wortman

The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
BA with Honors in Russian Civilization, June 1997
Cumulative GPA: 3.76 National Merit Scholar, Dean's List 1993-97, Phi Beta Kappa
BA Thesis (awarded special honors): A historical study of the rearing of Catherine the Great's grandsons
Course work in: Russian History and Language, International Relations, and Cinema Studies


Arcadia, Inc., offshore programming company, St. Petersburg, Russia
English Language and Writing Tutor, January - May 1999

Ivanhoe Productions, Chicago, IL
Digital Video Technician, August 1997 - August 1998

University of Chicago, Joseph Regenstein Library, Preservation Department
Project Assistant, NEH Ancient Near East and Mediterranean World Preservation Microfilm Project, March 1996- August 1997

Utopia Parkway, online magazine, http://snafu.fooworld.org/people/kate/UP.html
Co-Creator, Co-Editor , March 1995 - June 1997

Documentary Films, University of Chicago
Projectionist, 1993-95

Law School Films, University of Chicago
Projectionist and Show Captain, 1993-95

Holland 7 Theaters, Holland, MI
Projectionist, 1994-95

Cunningham, Dalman, P.C., Holland, MI
Courier and Receptionist, Summer 1994


Computers: Word Perfect, Microsoft Works and Word, Excel, UNIX, Emacs, MM, PINE, HTML, Adobe Photoshop and stationary scanning technology.
Languages: Intermediate Russian and Norwegian


Web Site Developer, Mathews House, University of Chicago, 1995-96
Exchange Student to Norway, Rotary International Youth Exchange, 1991-92
Docent, Holland Public Museum and Cappon House, Holland, MI, 1992-93

Kate Pickering (k-pickering-1@alumni.uchicago.edu)