Kathryn Jones is the History Department Chair for River's Edge and has taught at the Academy since 2010. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Tennessee with a major in history and a minor in historical philosophy. She did her graduate work at the University in Modern European History, with a specialty in the history of modern Germany. She is a third generation history teacher and former director of women’s ministries, with 22 years of accumulated teaching experience. Kathryn retains memberships with the U.S. Memorial Holocaust Museum, American Historical Association, East Tennessee Historical Society, Yad Vashem, the Society for History Education, and the German History Society. She and her husband, Andy, have been married for over 18 years. They currently serve at Valley Grove Baptist church where her husband is the Administrative Pastor and Director of Worship. In her spare time, Kathryn enjoys researching, reading, watching movies and attending historical seminars on UT’s campus.