Kathleen Sheppard

Sheppard to present public lecture in Kansas City

Posted by on January 14, 2020

Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, associate professor of history and political science, will present a public lecture titled “Women on the Nile in the ‘Golden Age’ of Travel” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in the Linda Hall Library at 5109 Cherry St. in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Sheppard publishes on stumbling onto King Tut’s tomb

Posted by on November 5, 2019

On Nov. 4, 1922, British archaeologist Howard Carter’s water boy stumbled over some steps in Egypt. Those steps, it turns out, were 16 steps into the bedrock leading to King Tut’s tomb. Fast forward 97 years (and one day) to read the latest article by Egyptology scholar Dr. Kathleen Sheppard.

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In the news: Alligator gar, D-Day anniversary, graduation traditions, queer marriage in science

Posted by on July 2, 2019

  • St. Louis Public Radio’s Eli Chen interviewed Dr. Daivd Duvernell about Missouri’s efforts to raise the state’s population of alligator gar.
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    Experiential, service learning awards go to four

    Posted by on January 8, 2019

    Dr. Devin Burns, Lt. Oscar Kemp, Dr. Kathleen Sheppard and Jacob Sherry received awards for their roles in service and experiential learning.

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    In the news: Animals extinct in 2018, pioneering bacteriologist, student start-up, word origins

    Posted by on January 8, 2019

  • Dr. Robin Verble, associate professor of biological sciences and director of S&T’s Ozark Research Field Station, shared her expertise on dwindling insect populations with mashable.com.
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    Sheppard speaks on King Tut

    Posted by on December 4, 2018

    As an invited scholar, Dr. Kathleen Sheppard spoke on Nov. 27 at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado, on the conflict surrounding the 1922 discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. Sheppard is an associate professor of history and political science.

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    Encourage students to explore study-abroad options

    Posted by on November 15, 2018

    Now is the time for students interested in study-abroad trips to make plans. Encourage students to check out pce.mst.edu/credit for details. Faculty-led trips will include:

    • England, May 19-June 6, History 3530: History of Science, led by Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, associate professor of history and political science
    • Italy, June 10-26, Psych 4992: Cross-cultural Psychology, led by Dr. Jessica Cundiff, assistant professor of psychological science, and Dr. Jillian Schmidt, assistant teaching professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering
    • Peru, March 22-April 1, Geo Eng 6407: Inca Civilization Geotechnical Engineering Practices, led by Dr. Neil Anderson, professor of geology
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    Sheppard to speak on women’s role in Egyptian archaeology

    Posted by on August 31, 2018

    Dr. Kathleen Sheppard will present a lecture, “Breaking Ground: Women’s Roles in the History of Egyptology,” for the Egyptian Study Society on Sept. 10 at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

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    Sheppard shines light on first American female Egyptologist

    Posted by on April 3, 2018

    Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, associate professor of history and political science, edited a volume of historical archaeological correspondence. The book, “My Dear Miss Ransom…”: Letters between Caroline Ransom Williams and James Henry Breasted, 1898-1935, chronicles the conversations between the first American female Egyptologist and her colleague.

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    In the news: Amelia Peabody, ‘Time to Eat the Dogs,’ finding land mines

    Posted by on February 6, 2018

    Dr. Kathleen Sheppard’s essay, “Will the Real Amelia Peabody Please Stand Up?” is published in the Jan. 18 issue of Lady Science magazine. It covers the historical foundation of Elizabeth Peters’ popular mysteries about Egyptologist Amelia Peabody, a fictional character in a mystery series. Sheppard is also featured in a podcast, “The Egyptologist” on the […]

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