Dr. Katherine Grenier is a historian of modern Britain, with a specialization in nineteenth-century Scotland. She earned a B. A. at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on modern British history, nineteenth-century Europe, and the history of tourism.
Grenier is the co-editor (with Amanda R. Mushal) of Cultures of Memory in the Nineteenth Century. Consuming Commemoration (Palgrave, 2020). She is the author of Tourism and Identity in Scotland. Creating Caledonia (Ashgate, 2005), a book which won Honorable Mention for the Frank Watson Book Prize for the best book in Scottish History published in 2005 and 2006 and was a finalist for the Saltire Society’s Scottish History Book of the Year (2005). She is a former officer in the Southern Conference on British Studies and in the Nineteenth Century Studies Association, and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Tourism History. Her current research examines Sabbatarianism in nineteenth-century Scotland.
Cultures of Memory in the Nineteenth Century: Consuming Commemoration (2020), eds. Katherine H. Grenier and Amanda R. Mushal
Tourism and Identity in Scotland, 1740-1914 (2005), by Katherine H. Grenier
Honorable Mention: Frank Watson Book Prize for the best book in Scottish History published in 2005 and 2006
Finalist: Saltire Society’s Scottish History Book of the Year (2005).
Ph.D. History (University of Virginia) M.A. History (University of Virginia) B.A. (University of North Carolina, magna cum laude)
Research Interests: 19th century Britain, Sabbatarianism, history of tourism