Kathryn Bowers

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Kathryn Bowers is a Fellow at the New America Foundation in Washington, D.C. She began her career in journalism as a staff editor of the Atlantic Monthly and a writer/producer for CNN-International in London. Kathryn later served as an assistant media liaison at the United States Embassy in Moscow, where she received a State Department Meritorious Honor Award for her service. She’s taught writing at UCLA and is currently an associate editor of Zócalo Public Square, an Ideas Exchange based in Los Angeles.

In 2012, Bowers co-authored the New York Times bestselling book, Zoobiquity: The Astonishing Connection Between Human and Animal Health. Zoobiquity was named Discover Magazine’s Best Book of 2012, the China Times Best Foreign Translation of 2013, and a Finalist in the American Association for the Advancement of Science Excellence in Science Books 2012. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, The Guardian, Wall Street Journal, Nature, Scientific American, and New Scientist, among others.

Kathryn holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Andy Bowers and their daughter. She tweets as @kathrynsbowers and @zoobiquity.