Spotlight Oral History

Company Information

Contact: Dr. Kim Heikkila (Oral Historian, Educator, Author)

1874 Saunders Ave.
St Paul, MN 55116

Business
651-341-6741

Year Established: 2016

Specialties: Historians, Oral, Historical Researchers

Training/Experience: PhD, American Studies (minor Feminist Studies), University of Minnesota, 2002 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar on teaching the Vietnam War, 2005 Columbia University Oral History Summer Institute,2000

Notes: Oral history project development, consultation, training; oral history interviews; historical research, writing, public speaking. I taught U.S. history at local colleges and universities for twelve years, training more than 200 students to conduct oral history interviews. I have delivered over 50 presentations on topics including oral history, women Vietnam veterans, and the Salvation Army’s Booth Memorial Hospital. My work has earned recognition from the Oral History Association, the Minnesota Book Awards, St. Catherine University, the National Women’s Studies Assoc, and Woodrow Wilson Fdn.

Projects

Location: 
Minneapolis
Year: 
2014
Project: 
Legacy Family Oral History Project, St. Catherine University Alumnae Relations
Location: 
St. Paul
Year: 
2013
Project: 
Minnesota Women Vietnam Veterans Oral History Project, Minnesota Historical Society
Location: 
St. Paul / MN
Year: 
2004-07