Caroline Kline joined Claremont Graduate University’s Religion Department as research assistant professor in 2018 and became assistant director of the Center for Global Mormon Studies in 2019. She holds a PhD in Religion from CGU, and her areas of interest include contemporary Mormon women’s communities and Mormonism in the Global South. She is the director of the Claremont Mormon Women Oral History Project and the Claremont Global Mormon Oral History Project.
Kline is the author of a number of articles and book chapters that center on Mormonism and gender, including “The Mormon Conception of Women’s Nature and Role: A Feminist Analysis” (Feminist Theology) and “Saying Goodbye to the Final Say: The Softening and Reimagining of Mormon Male Headship Ideologies” (Out of Obscurity: Mormonism Since 1945). She is also the co-editor of the volume Mormon Women Have their Say: Essays from the Claremont Oral History Project. Her book about communities of Mormon women in Botswana, Mexico, and the U.S. is forthcoming from the University of Illinois Press.