Kathryn Renton, Ph.D., is a writer, educator and researcher. She earned her doctoral degree in 2018 from the UCLA Department of History.  She received her MA in History from UCLA in 2013 and her B.A in History and Literature from Harvard University in 2005. 

Kathryn's research investigates the intersection of animal and environmental issues in the history of early modern empire and colonization.  Her research has been recognized by the Social Science Research Council and the Spanish Ministry of Culture.

As a Writing Consultant, Kathryn has advised undergraduate and graduate students on the process of writing and revising a wide range of written material. She also works with business professionals on graduate applications and English Language Learners on professional and academic English editing.

Before pursuing a career in historical research and writing, Kathryn worked in corporate relations for an international healthcare NGO, and assisted in post-hurricane disaster relief.


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