Kimberly Sherman is a PhD Candidate in Modern History at the University of St Andrews. A native of North Carolina, she moved across the Atlantic to Scotland in 2014 to work with Dr Emma Hart and Professor Steve Murdoch on her thesis project, “Making an Atlantic North Carolina: Scottish Networks and Family Strategy in the Eighteenth Century.”
Before beginning her PhD, Kimberly received her Bachelor of Arts in History with an Anthropology minor (2009) and an MA in American History (2012) at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She has lectured and tutored at Cape Fear Community College, UNC Wilmington, and University of St Andrews on various undergraduate survey courses. Kimberly has also worked as a freelance consulting historian for organizations such as Poplar Grove Foundation, Inc. where she worked as director for the North Carolina Humanities Council-funded project, “From Civil War to Civil Rights: The African American Experience at Poplar Grove.”
If you’d like to find out more about her work, have a look at Kimberly’s CV.
Did you know? Scuppernongs are in the muscadine grape family and native to the southern US. It’s also the state fruit of North Carolina!