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Faculty Profiles


Katherine Graber, M.A., M.L.I.S.

Assistant Professor of Library Science

On Faculty since 2020
Billy Graham Hall 313

In her role as Group Leader for Buswell Library Archives & Special Collections, Katherine directs efforts to facilitate user discovery of and access to Wheaton College’s rich archival resources. With a background in early modern religious history, Katherine developed a love of archival research and a high tolerance for dust. She especially enjoys providing instruction in primary source literacy and demystifying the archival research process for Wheaton students and visiting groups. Outside of work, Katherine enjoys gardening, collecting vintage typewriters, exploring used bookstores, and traveling.


M.A. Historical Theology
Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

M.L.I.S. Library and Information Science
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

M.A. History of Christianity
Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

B.A. History, B.A. English
University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO

  • Academy of Certified Archivists – Certified Member since 2018
  • Chicago Area Archivists
  • Midwest Archives Conference
  • Society of American Archivists