Dr. Kathryn L. MacKay

Professor of History 

  Office -Social Science 244

Phone - (801)626-6782
Fax - (801)626-7613 
Email - kmackay@weber.edu

Research and Teaching Areas: Native American, women, American West, Public History
Degrees: B.A., University of California at Los Angeles (1968); M.A., Ph.D., University of Utah (1973, 1987)


  • HIST 1700 American Civilization
  • HIST 2700 History of the United States to 1877
  • HIST 2710 History of the United States since 1877
  • HIST 3010 American Indian History, 1300 to Present
  • HIST 3070 Women in American History, 1600 to Present
  • HIST 3090 American Social History
  • HIST 3500 Historic Preservation
  • HIST 4120 The American West since 1900
  • HIST 4130 History of Utah
  • HIST 4985 Research Methods

 Dr. MacKay received the 2012 Crystal Crest Master Teacher Award

Fall 2012-2013, Dr. MacKay is the first appointee of the Faculty Ombuds.  If Weber State University faculty members have a concern about a faculty-to-faculty relationship or a challenge with an administrator or administrative policy, they now have a safe and confidential place to seek help.  For more information about the Ombudsman office, visit faculty.weber.edu/ombuds or call 801-675-7077



"Chocolate Dippers Strike of 1910," Utah Historical Quarterly, Spring 2015. 
"The Hill Creek Extension," Utah Historical Quarterly, Winter 2015.
"Sisters of Ogden's Mount Benedict Monastery," Utah Historical Quarterly, Summer 2009.