Headshot of Katelyn at SFMOMA.

Katelyn P. Getchel


  • Graduate Student Assistant

Office Location
362B Rush Rhees Library

Fast Facts

Name: Katelyn P. Getchel 

Position: Graduate Student Assistant

Education: BA in History with double minors in Anthropology and Gender Studies, MA in History 

How long you’ve been with the department? Since October 2020

What’s the coolest thing you’ve ever done? I have solo traveled through India and the Dominican Republic.

If you could witness any historical event, which one would you want to see and why? As a type one diabetic, I would like to see the discovery of insulin.

What do you like to do in your spare time? Binge-watch Netflix and anime, go to concerts (when those are a thing again), read anything that isn't for homework or research.

Where would you go on your dream vacation? Backpack through Europe

What’s the most important thing you’ve learned in the last five years? This too shall pass