Kate Burrows — Author Profile

Kate Burrows, Ph.D.

Kathryn holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Portland State University. She is an Independent Scholar deeply engaged in the academic community. She serves as an Assistant Professor at Madonna University, educating students on Social Problems, and as a Professor at Newlane University, teaching Introduction to Sociology. Her research topics include Social History and Studies, Gender and Sexuality, Sociology of the Body, Medical Sociology, Sociology of Mental Health, and Women's Health. Her current focus is on how medical monitoring and power affect the doctor-patient relationship. In this vein, she is researching Bluetooth enabled "smart pills" for the treatment of psychotic illness.

Kathryn is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Sociological Association, the Pacific Sociological Association, the National Coalition of Independent Scholars, the Northwest Independent Scholars Association, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

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Gen Z