Kathleen Grogan

Kathleen Elizabeth Grogan

Assistant Professor

Braunstein Hall

A&S Anthropology - 0380


PhD: Duke University Durham, NC, USA, 2014 (Ecology & Genetics)

BS: Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN, USA, 2008 (Ecology, Evolution, & Organismal Behavior)

Research and Practice Interests

As an interdisciplinary anthropological genomicist, my research focuses on the intersection between genomic variation and fitness across environmental variation. I also conduct Science Education Research and am passionately committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in STEM. See more information here: Grogan Lab Website

Positions and Work Experience

10-2014 -08-2017 Postdoctoral Fellow, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

09-2017 -08-2020 Postdoctoral Fellow, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA

08-2020 - Assistant Professor in Anthropology & Biology, University of Cincinnati,

Research Support

Grant: #LeakeyFound_Grogan Investigators:Grogan, Kathleen 01-15-2024 -01-14-2026 Leakey Foundation The epigenomics of lifestyle and environmental transitions in the Batwa Role:PI 29671.00 Hold Level:Non Profit


Peer Reviewed Publications

Maas, Bea; Grogan, Kathleen E; Chirango, Yolanda; Harris, Nyeema; Liévano-Latorre, Luisa Fernanda; McGuire, Krista L; Moore, Alexandria C; Ocampo-Ariza, Carolina; Palta, Monica Marie; Perfecto, Ivette; Primack, Richard B; Rowell, Kirsten; Sales, Lilian; Santos-Silva, Rejane; Silva, Rafaela Aparecida; Sterling, Eleanor J; Vieira, Raísa R S; Wyborn, Carina; Toomey, Anne (2020. ) Academic leaders must support inclusive scientific communities during COVID-19.Nature ecology & evolution, , 4 (8 ) ,997-998 More Information

Grogan, Kathleen E; Perry, George H (2020. ) Studying human and nonhuman primate evolutionary biology with powerful in vitro and in vivo functional genomics tools.Evolutionary anthropology, , 29 (3 ) ,143-158 More Information

Grogan, Kathleen E; Horton, Brent M; Hu, Yuchen; Maney, Donna L (2019. ) A chromosomal inversion predicts the expression of sex steroid-related genes in a species with alternative behavioral phenotypes.Molecular and cellular endocrinology, , 495 ,110517 More Information

Grogan, Kathleen E; Harris, Rachel L; Boulet, Marylène; Drea, Christine M (2019. ) Genetic variation at MHC class II loci influences both olfactory signals and scent discrimination in ring-tailed lemurs.BMC evolutionary biology, , 19 (1 ) ,171 More Information

Grogan, Kathleen E (2019. ) How the entire scientific community can confront gender bias in the workplace.Nature ecology & evolution, , 3 (1 ) ,3-6 More Information

Harris, Rachel L; Boulet, Marylène; Grogan, Kathleen E; Drea, Christine M (2018. ) Costs of injury for scent signalling in a strepsirrhine primate.Scientific reports, , 8 (1 ) ,9882 More Information

Grogan, Kathleen E; Sauther, Michelle L; Cuozzo, Frank P; Drea, Christine M (2017. ) Genetic wealth, population health: Major histocompatibility complex variation in captive and wild ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta).Ecology and evolution, , 7 (19 ) ,7638-7649 More Information

Greene, Lydia K; Grogan, Kathleen E; Smyth, Kendra N; Adams, Christine A; Klager, Skylar A; Drea, Christine M (2016. ) Mix it and fix it: functions of composite olfactory signals in ring-tailed lemurs.Royal Society open science, , 3 (4 ) ,160076 More Information

Grogan, Kathleen E; McGinnis, Gwendolyn J; Sauther, Michelle L; Cuozzo, Frank P; Drea, Christine M (2016. ) Next-generation genotyping of hypervariable loci in many individuals of a non-model species: technical and theoretical implications.BMC genomics, , 17 ,204 More Information

Grogan, K E; Chhatre, V E; Abbot, P (2010. ) The cost of conflict in aphid societies.Journal of evolutionary biology, , 23 (1 ) ,185-93 More Information

Merritt, Jennifer R; Grogan, Kathleen E; Zinzow-Kramer, Wendy M; Sun, Dan; Ortlund, Eric A; Yi, Soojin V; Maney, Donna L (2020. ) A supergene-linked estrogen receptor drives alternative phenotypes in a polymorphic songbird.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, , 117 (35 ) ,21673-21680 More Information

Sun, Dan; Layman, Thomas S; Jeong, Hyeonsoo; Chatterjee, Paramita; Grogan, Kathleen; Merritt, Jennifer R; Maney, Donna L; Yi, Soojin V (2021. ) Genome-wide variation in DNA methylation linked to developmental stage and chromosomal suppression of recombination in white-throated sparrows.Molecular ecology, , 30 (14 ) ,3453-3467 More Information

Arner, Audrey M; Grogan, Kathleen E; Grabowski, Mark; Reyes-Centeno, Hugo; Perry, George H (2021. ) Patterns of recent natural selection on genetic loci associated with sexually differentiated human body size and shape phenotypes.PLoS genetics, , 17 (6 ) ,e1009562 More Information

Prichard, Mackenzie R; Grogan, Kathleen E; Merritt, Jennifer R; Root, Jessica; Maney, Donna L (2022. ) Allele-specific cis-regulatory methylation of the gene for vasoactive intestinal peptide in white-throated sparrows.Genes, brain, and behavior, , 21 (8 ) ,e12831 More Information

Davis, Matthew T; Grogan, Kathleen E; Fraccaroli, Isabel; Libecap, Timothy J; Pilgeram, Natalie R; Maney, Donna L (2022. ) Expression of oxytocin receptors in the zebra finch brain during vocal development.Developmental neurobiology, , 82 (1 ) ,3-15 More Information

Courses Taught