Christy Rogers is the Director of Outreach at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, where she has worked since 2004. She focuses on equitable neighborhood revitalization and federal housing policy, particularly housing finance reform. Rogers holds a B.A. in English, an M.A. in English, a MLA in Landscape Architecture, and a Ph.D. in Geography. Rogers volunteers for the HOME Impact Council of the United Way of Central Ohio, and for the Housing Subcommittee of the Near Eastside (Columbus) Redevelopment Partnership. She also teaches an urban design studio each fall, as Visiting Lecturer for the Knowlton School of Architecture.