Kegan joined USC as a Title IX investigator in 2013. Prior to joining the university, she was the Assistant Director for Women’s Center programming and Campus Advocacy, Resources and Education at University of California, Santa Barbara. In this capacity she oversaw student-initiated programming, and also directed advocacy services for survivors of interpersonal violence and harassment. She received her PhD and second master’s degree from UCSB in sociology, her first master’s degree in women’s studies from San Diego State University, and her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Florida. She developed and taught six university courses, and has lectured extensively on university responses to interpersonal and gender-based violence. Kegan holds certifications from national organizations on Title IX investigations, bystander intervention trainings, and danger assessment.