Dr. Kimberly Kutz Elliott is American History Fellow at Smarthistory. Previously, she was Senior Content Creator in Humanities at Khan Academy. Kim earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, specializing in United States cultural history, visual culture, and religion. Her dissertation, “Lincoln’s Ghosts: The Posthumous Career of an American Icon,” was the recipient of the Hay-Nicolay Prize. Kim was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech and Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies at the University of Mary Washington.