Kegan Allee-Moawad, Ph.D. (pronouns: she, her, hers) is the assistant director of Title IX for the University of Southern California. She was recruited to USC in fall 2013 to be the first dedicated Title IX investigator. While at USC she has conducted equity investigations on students and student organization, trained extensively within the university community, and led the office’s assessment of transgender inclusion at the university.
Prior to USC, she was the assistant director for women’s center programming and campus advocacy, resources and education at University of California, Santa Barbara. In this capacity she oversaw student-initiated programming, and also directed advocacy services for survivors of interpersonal violence and harassment. She received her Ph.D and second master’s degree from UCSB in sociology, her first master’s degree in women’s studies from San Diego State University, and her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Florida. She developed and taught six university courses, and has lectured extensively on university responses to interpersonal and gender-based violence. Kegan holds certifications from national organizations on Title IX investigations, bystander intervention trainings, and danger assessment. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/keganallee/
Katie Vance is the Title IX investigator for the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Katie is responsible for conducting investigations of complaints of harassment and discrimination against students, faculty, and staff. Katie worked in the fields of domestic and sexual violence prevention and direct service for over a decade before transitioning to Title IX. Prior to coming to UNCG, Katie served as the rape prevention education coordinator for the Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc. and the victim advocate for the University of North Carolina at Wilmington as well as the assistant director for student life at Rockhurst University. Katie earned her master’s degree in higher education and student affairs from the University of South Carolina.