Blog Post Image: Katherine Boutry, PhD, is a tenured professor of English and the Creativity Studies Director at West Los Angeles College, California, USA. Dr. Katherine Boutry received her PhD in English at Harvard University where she taught for ten years and served as the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies. She created the MFA Program at Mount Saint Mary’s University, and is the author of The West Guide to Writing. She is a creativity consultant for both schools and businesses, as well as a produced television writer.