Research Experience

Co-Director of Workshop on Indigenous Perspectives on the Meanings of “Lamanite” (2021-present), with multiple sponsors, including the Laura F. Willes Center for Book of Mormon Studies at Brigham Young University, the American West Center and Mormon Studies at the University of Utah, Mormon Studies at Utah State University, Mormon Studies at Claremont Graduate University, the Center for the American West at the University of Colorado-Boulder, Sunstone, the Mormon History Association, Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, the Museum of Mormon History of the Americas, the National Museum of American Religion, Global Mormon Studies, Mormon Social Science Association, Utah Division of State History, and other partners and scholars from throughout the world.

Revisiting The Peoples of Utah, research community for the Utah State Historical Society (2020-present)

Organizer and co-lead for The Global Mormon and Restoration COVID-19 Stories Project, in cooperation with Global Mormon Studies and the Global Mormon Studies Center of Claremont Graduate University (2020-present)

Co-Director of the Mapping Tahlequah History Project, Northeastern State University (2018-present); recipient of NEH Humanities Initiatives grant (announced 2020; 2021-2024)

MTH_Logo 320pxMapping Tahlequah History logo by NSU student and Cherokee citizen Makiya Deerinwater (2022)

Co-Director of Indigenous History Literacy Project, Department of History, Northeastern State University (2018-present)

Inaugural Cohort of Consultation on Latter-day Saint Women in Comparative Perspective, The Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, Brigham Young University (2019-2022)

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Women’s History Consultation, Provo, Utah, June 2019

Organizer and researcher of “Returning Home” Intermountain Indian School traveling exhibition (2017-present)

Water River Life Giver Symposium and Project Coordinator, Dartmouth College (2015-2016)

Interviewer for Recent Wars Oral History Project, Pat Tillman Veterans’ Center, Arizona State University (2015)

Research Assistant for Drs. Catherine O’Donnell and Mark Tebeau, History Teaching Tuning Project, affiliated with the American Historical Association, Arizona State University (August 2014-2015)

Research Assistant for Dr. Donald Fixico, Arizona State University, Native American Studies (August-December 2013)

Contracted Researcher with Jessie Embry for book manuscript, Gáamalii dóó Diné: Navajo Mormons in the Twentieth Century,” Brigham Young University (2010-2012)

Intern for Diné Policy Institute, Diné College, Tsaile, Arizona, Educational Experiences of Navajo Nation Social Workers (May-August 2008)

Research Assistant for Dr. Brett Rushforth, Brigham Young University, Haitian Revolution and Toussaint Louverture (January-May 2008)

Research Assistant and Interviewer for the Latter-Day Saint Native American Oral History Project of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, Brigham Young University, (2007-2008)

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King interviewed Latter-day Saint Navajos in Page, Arizona

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