She has a B.A. in English Literature from UC San Diego, studied philosophy for a year at the University of Sheffield, U.K., and earned her M.A. in English, with an emphasis in composition & rhetoric and creative writing, from Portland State University. At PSU, she taught writing in exchange for tuition. She’s been learning French since 2009.
Roz spent over five years as a qualitative researcher in high-tech consumer products marketing. In 2008, she co-founded a web design company for which she provided non-profit organizations with audience-focused market research, project planning, and digital design. She joined the Dijkstra Agency in 2013. In 2014, she co-founded Roots Digital Media, a digital media publishing and production company. Roots Digital produced the feature film Tar Pit, a rural crime drama, scheduled for release in 2015.