Kathryn Waterfield (née Dunathan) is a Florida native with a fascination for ancient Greek history. At her alma mater, the University of South Florida, she worked for several years at The Interdisciplinary Center for Hellenic Studies, a center of excellence dedicated to the advancement of studies focusing on Greek history and culture. In addition to her work at USF, from 2002-2007 she worked in the curatorial department for Greek and Roman Antiquities at the Tampa Museum of Art, which houses one of the most important collections of Greek painted vases in the southeastern United States. She has participated in numerous exhibitions and archaeological tours of the Mediterranean.
Ms. Waterfield has published, in a collaboration with her husband, classicist Robin Waterfield, 'The Greek Myths: Stories of the Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold' (Quercus, 2012). Her most recent book, for young readers aged 8-12 years, is also a collaboration with her husband. 'Who Was Alexander the Great?' (Grosset and Dunlap) is set for release: