Sarah Bell is a Ph.D. student in the department of history at the University of Kansas. She studies 19th century U.S. history, women, gender, and sexuality studies, and public history. Her current research looks at women's political activism within the Chautauqua, analyzing how women co-opted the movement's mission of education to promote their suffrage and temperance causes on a public platform. Sarah also received her MA in Museum Studies from the University of Kansas in May 2012. She is currently working at Literacy KC, a nonprofit organization that helps low-literate adults, as 1 of 22 national Digital Inclusion Fellows, a fellowship dedicated to helping bridge the digital divide.