Katharine Beer

Katharine Beer

Historical research and academic editing
Fact Checker
Hunter College, CUNY


  • Freelance writer and editor for over 5 years.
  • Archival assistant for various academic and cultural organizations, including the New-York Historical Society, History Colorado, and the Denver Public Library.
  • Conducted research on Colorado policies concerning reproductive rights and justice for NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado.


Katharine Beer is a writer, editor, and archivist based in New York. She has over 5 years of experience researching and writing about everything from the history of NYC's community gardens to Beyonce's 2018 Coachella performance.

Katharine is trained as a historian, with a focus on the histories of cities and social movements. She has taken courses in data journalism and fact-checking at the Google New Initiative and the Poynter Institute.


Katharine received a B.A. Comparative Literature and History from Hunter College.