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Katie Kaufman Rogers, Ph.D., is an incoming Assistant Professor of Sociology at Regis University in Denver, Colorado. Her research and teaching focus on gender, race, work/organizational inequity, and crime, law, and deviance.

Katie's latest research project is an ethnography of the legal weed industry in the United States. This study uses participant observations in dispensaries, in-depth interviews with workers and entrepreneurs, and content analysis of legalization campaigns, news media, and retail advertising to uncover who "wins" and who "loses" in a commercialized approach to weed legalization.

Supported by the National Science Foundation, Katie's research has been published in peer-reviewed journals and won multiple awards from the American Sociological AssociationSociologists for Women in Society, and the University of Texas at Austin.

Katie earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin with a doctoral portfolio in Women's and Gender Studies.

You can access Katie's CV here

[Photo by Melissa Alderton at Vibe Studio.]

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