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Katherine Roe Ph.D.

Katherine Roe, Ph.D., is a research associate with the Laboratory Investigations Department of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), where she liaises with government funding agencies, universities, and corporations to end harmful and ineffective neuroscience and psychological experiments on animals. She helped dissuade the National Institutes of Health from increasing its use of monkeys in biomedical tests and is currently working to end experiments on dogs at Texas A&M University, on barn owls at Johns Hopkins University, and on wild-caught birds at Colorado State University. She graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University and earned a doctorate in experimental psychology from the University of California–San Diego. She has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and has conducted research at Johns Hopkins University and the National Institute of Mental Health.