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Betty K. Koed is the current Historian of the United States Senate.[1] She is the third person to hold that position and the first woman to do so.

Betty Koed
Historian of the United States Senate
Assumed office
June 1, 2015
Preceded byDonald A. Ritchie
Personal details
EducationSanta Barbara City College
University of California, Santa Barbara (BA, MA, PhD)

Koed graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1983 and received a bachelor's in English. She went on to earn her master's and PhD in history, also from University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1991 and 1999 respectively, after beginning her career as a technical writer.[2][3] While pursuing her PhD, Koed studied with Otis L. Graham Jr. and Robert Kelley at the University of California, Santa Barbara.[4]

She later went on to teach American History at the University of California, Santa Barbara.[2]

Koed won the Distinguished Alumni Award from UC Santa Barbara in 2016.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Senate Historical Office". www.senate.gov. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Betty K. Koed | AHA". www.historians.org. Retrieved 2017-03-18.
  3. ^ "Alumni Spotlight: Betty Koed". ucsbalum.com. Retrieved 2017-03-18.
  4. ^ "Betty K. Koed | AHA". www.historians.org. Retrieved 2019-08-12.
  5. ^ "Past Award Recipients | UC Santa Barbara Alumni". www.alumni.ucsb.edu. Retrieved 2018-10-24.

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