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Katie Kaufman Rogers is a sociologist, critical criminologist, and Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin. This fall, she will join the faculty at Regis University in Denver, CO as an Assistant Professor of Sociology.

Katie's research and teaching focus on gender, race, and class inequality; crime, law, and deviance; work and organizations; and qualitative methods. Her dissertation research is a multi-method ethnographic case study of cannabis legalization and commercialization in the United States. This research uses participant observation, in-depth interviews, and content analysis to uncover who benefits from the commercial recreational weed industry, and who is left behind.

Funded by the National Science Foundation, Katie's work has been published in the Law & Society Review and won awards from the American Sociological AssociationSociologists for Women in Society, and the University of Texas' Center for Women's and Gender Studies, where she is also completing a doctoral portfolio in Women's and Gender Studies.

You can access Katie's CV here

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