Kathryn Sawyer (Vidrine)
Assistant Program Director, Office of Grants and Fellowships
- Assist with External Grant and Fellowship Programs
- Assist with Grant and Fellowship Selection Processes
- Assist Students with Locating, Strategizing for, and Winning Grants and Fellowships
Kathryn Sawyer Vidrine, Ph.D. is the Assistant Program Director of the Office of Grants and Fellowships. She obtained her Ph.D. in History from the University of Notre Dame in August 2018. Her dissertation examined how theology and belief were used in the construction of an Irish Protestant identity in the 17th century. During her time as a graduate student she won a number of grants and study abroad opportunities, including a year as a Fulbright fellow at the Institute for Reformation History in Geneva, Switzerland in 2015-2016. She works with students in all areas, with a special emphasis on Fulbright applications and dissertation completion awards.