Kimberly T. Powell

Kimberly is a genealogical educator, researcher, author, and mentor specializing in genealogical writing, land records, DNA, and solving complex problems. She served as the Genealogy Expert for for sixteen years and has authored several books, including The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy and “The Challenge of Endogamy and Pedigree Collapse” in Advanced Genetic Genealogy: Techniques and Case Studies edited by Debbie Parker Wayne. She is a past-president of the Association of Professional Genealogists and chaired its Professional Development Committee.

Kimberly is on the faculty at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP), the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR), and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG), as well as for Boston University’s online genealogy programs. She is especially passionate about researching hard-to-find families in the Carolinas and Virginia and sharing her love of genealogy with others through teaching.

June 2024 Course Coordinator – 2024-08  Tools & Strategies for Tackling Tough Research Problems

July 2024 Course Coordinator – 2024-18  Get Your Hands Dirty! A Workshop in Land and Property Records