About KD

KD Williams is currently a Senior at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. She is double majoring in Scandinavian Area Studies and Anthropology focusing on Archaeology. Additionally, she is minoring in Norwegian Language and GeoSciences.

Her Story

KD has been researching and studying the Norse peoples of the Viking Age for about 15 years with a direct focus on Experimental Archaeology and with a variety of Living History organizations. She has developed a strong understanding of Viking Age clothing and Fiberworking through her experience in garment construction, fiber processing, spinning, dying, weaving, and much more. Additionally, she has worked with a variety of other materials and skill sets including woodworking, leatherworking, blacksmithing, metal casting, and some limited glasswork.

Next Steps…

After she finishes her Bachelor of Arts at Pacific Lutheran University, KD plans to pursue a Master’s degree and eventually a Ph.D. in Archaeology. Additionally, she hopes to further her specializations in Scandinavian Area Studies and the Viking Age and utilize this information to further our understanding about the pasts of the different Nordic cultures of the world.