Director & Staff

Kimberly McKee, Director

Kimberly McKee, Director

Dr. Kimberly D. McKee has been appointed as the next Director of the Kutsche Office of Local History. Her term as Director began on August 6, 2016.

Dr. McKee is currently Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies at Grand Valley State University. She comes to the position of Director with a rich background in working with community-based organizations. She has been the Assistant Director of the Korean American Adoptee Adoptive Family Network since 2011, and has also worked with the New York Governor’s Committee on Scholastic Achievement and with the Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America. With a Ph.D. in Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies from The Ohio State University, a M.Sc. in Gender and Social Policy from the London School of Economics, and B.A. from The George Washington University in International Affairs, Dr. McKee is the author of over eight referred papers since arriving at GVSU. Her book Beyond Grateful: The Transnational Politics of Adoption (tentative title) is under contract with the University of Illinois Press.

Office Address: 324B Lake Ontario Hall
Phone: (616) 331-8099
Email:  mckeeki@gvsu.edu

 


Courtney Sherwood

Courtney Sherwood

Office Coordinator

In February 2014, the Kutsche Office of Local History welcomed Courtney Sherwood as the new office coordinator. A Grand Haven native, Courtney began working at GVSU in 2002. She has worked in the Dean’s Office of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for eight years, wearing many hats including providing grant support.  Courtney holds a B.A. in Writing from Vermont College of Norwich University. She continues to write in her spare moments she finds while raising two daughters. Courtney began her work with the Kutsche Office in February 2014.

 


Office Address: 324 Lake Ontario Hall
Phone: (616) 331-8099
Email: sherwoco@gvsu.edu

 

Mollie VanOrsdol

2018-2019 Special Projects Graduate Assistant

 

Office Address: 324 Lake Ontario Hall
Phone: (616) 331-8099
 



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