Dr. Adrienne Petty
History of Sports & Leisure; Gilded Age & Progressive Era
Katie Boyce is a PhD Candidate at William & Mary and USGA (United States Golf Association) Historian. Katie's dissertation, entitled “Power and Inequality on the Gilded Green: A Tradition Like Every Other,” uses golf to examine Gilded Age America. At the USGA, Katie is currently researching and writing for the new World Golf Hall of Fame scheduled to open Spring of 2024. Katie earned her Master’s in History from William & Mary where she began researching golf. She has taught courses at the collegiate level for William & Mary including a course of her own design: “The Gilded Age and Progressive Era.” Prior to William & Mary, Katie graduated from Villanova University Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with majors in History and Peace & Justice Studies. Katie lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.