Katie Hasson, PhD

Katie Hasson, PhD, is the Associate Director of the Center for Genetics and Society, an independent, public interest nonprofit based in Oakland, California. She writes, speaks, and conducts research on the social implications of human biotechnologies, working with CGS’ broad network of scholars and advocates committed to bringing human rights and social justice perspectives to the forefront of discussions about human genetic and reproductive technologies. Katie earned her PhD in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley, and was previously Assistant Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at the University of Southern California. She has written articles for publications including The CRISPR Journal, Trends in Biotechnology, Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, and The Guardian, and been cited in various media, including The Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, Science News, and Wired.
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