Katherine Mohrman

2017-2018 Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer


Ph.D., University of Minnesota
M.A., New York University
B.A., Smith College


Mormon studies; American and ethnic studies; critical gender and sexuality studies; U.S. history; history of sexuality; history of capitalism; legal theory and history; popular and visual culture; queer and feminist theory; critical race theory


Mormonism and American Culture Gender, Sexuality, and Politics in the Religious US Religion and Sexuality Race, Religion, and Belonging in the US

Since 2019, Katherine has been an Assistant Professor in the Ethnic Studies Program at the University of Colorado, Denver. Her notable publications include “Queering the LDS Archive” (in “Queering Archives: Intimate Tracings,” edited by Daniel Marshall, Kevin P. Murphy, and Zeb Tortorici), “Same-Sex Marriage?! What Next, Polygamy? Mormonism in U.S. Political Culture” (Mormon Studies Review 7), “Queer Mormons” (in Routledge Handbook of Mormonism and Gender, edited by Taylor Petrey and Amy Hoyt), and “Polygamy” (in Routledge History of American Sexuality, edited by Kevin P. Murphy, Jason Ruiz, and David Serlin). Katherine also has a forthcoming book Exceptionally Queer: Mormon Peculiarity and U.S. Exceptionalism (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, forthcoming 2021).