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Katherine Rogers-Carpenter
Associate Professor

Katherine Rogers-Carpenter

Katherine Rogers-Carpenter grew up in Louisville, Kentucky.  She worked for several years as a graphic designer at an international printing company in Boston, Massachusetts, and in 1999 she earned an M.A. in English from Harvard Extension School. After returning to her native state, she completed a Ph.D. in English at the University of Kentucky and became an associate professor there in 2021.  Dr. Rogers-Carpenter’s research interests include feminism, medical humanities, and science communication.  Her scholarly work has appeared in Women’s Studies, Rethinking Marxism, and The American Biology Teacher.  One of her creative works, Iota Mae and the Giant Head, was produced by Squallis, a local experimental puppet troupe.  Dr. Rogers-Carpenter is an avid gardener, cook, dancer, and dog walker.  She lives in Louisville with her husband.

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  • Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies
  • Health, Society and Populations