Katharine (Kathy) Seibold, PhD

Professor of Anthropology

Latin American indigenous peoples, Andean prehistory, indigenous textiles, indigenous religious traditions, indigenous environmental practices, development


Ph. D., Indiana University, 1990

M. A., and B.A., Indiana University

Professional Experience

Before completing her Ph.D. Katharine Seibold worked as a librarian at Indiana University and was a self-employed professional artisan, selling her photographs and weavings in galleries. Since completing her Ph.D. she has consulted on Latin American indigenous textiles in several museums, including the Indianapolis Children’s Museum, Cusco’s Inka Museum and the archaeological museum in Ollantaytambo, Peru.