Kai Blevins

Background

Program: PhD Anthropology

Year of Entry: Fall 2020

Advisor: Sarah Wagner

Current Research

Kai’s research focuses on psychedelics and the anthropology of consciousness, with a specific focus on neuroethics, scientific and therapeutic practice, U.S. law and policy, and identity. They are currently researching psychedelic-assisted therapy and the psychedelic decriminalization movement in the United States. Their research interests include: science and technology studies, linguistics, public mental health, cognition, memory, social movements, gender and sexuality, ethics, law and policy, and participatory research methods.

Education

Master of Legal Studies, 2018, Willamette University College of Law

B.A. (Sociology & Political Science), 2016, University of Colorado-Denver