Katherine Floess, Student Assistant

Katherine Floess is an undergraduate at Columbia University, studying Russian literature and music. She became interested in oral history through her high school in Illinois while working as an intern on the University Laboratory High School's Oral History Project, a joint production between the school and the local radio station to produce an annual oral history documentary. She was co-producer of the two-part documentary “Breaking Down Disability Barriers,” a work covering the history of people with disabilities at the University of Illinois through the compilation of material from twenty-two oral history interviews.