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Kenneth S. Rogerson, Lecturer in Public Policy and Director of Undergraduate Studies  

Office Location: 148 Sanford Building
Office Phone: (919) 613-7387
Duke Box: 90245
Email Address: rogerson@duke.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • International, United Nations and International Institutions
  • Media and Communications, Internet Politics and Policy

Ph.D., University of South Carolina at Columbia, 2000
M.A., Brigham Young University, 1991
B.A., Brigham Young University, 1990

Research Categories: International communications; media; foreign policy; Internet politics and policy

Current projects: Comparative information policy, Media coverage of terrorist acts, Media coverage of religion during presidential campaigns

Research Description: International communications; media; foreign policy; Internet politics and policy

Teaching (Fall 2015):

  • Pubpol 496s.01, Honors seminar Synopsis
    Sanford 150, F 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
  • Pubpol 496s.04, Honors seminar Synopsis
    Tba, F 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
  • Pubpol 496s.05, Honors seminar Synopsis
    Tba, WF 04:40 PM-07:10 PM

Office Hours:
Spring 2014
Tuesdays: 10 - 11:30
Thursdays: 2 - 3

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. K. Rogerson and D. Milton. "A Policymaking Process “Tug of War”: National Information Security Policies in Comparative Perspective." Journal of Information Technology and Politics 10.4 (2013): 462-476.
  2. K. Rogerson. Negotiation and the Global Information Economy.  Review of Policy Research 27.5 (September, 2010): 657-658.
  3. K. Rogerson. International Communication in Social Movements and Interest Groups. The International Studies Encyclopedia. VI 2010
  4. Micah Altman and Kenneth Rogerson. ""Open Research Questions on Information and Technology in Global and Domestic Policis - Beyond 'E-'"." PS: Political Science and Politics XLI.4 (October, 2008): 835-837.
  5. K. Rogerson and D. Milton. ""Internet Diffusion and the Digital Divide: The Role of Policy-Making and Political Institutions"." Routledge Handbook of Internet Politics. Ed. Andrew Chadwick and Philip N. Howard Routledge, 2008: 415-423.

Kenneth S. Rogerson is Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Department of Public Policy, and former Research Director of the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy at Duke University. He served as chair of the American Political Science Association’s Information Technology and Politics Section in 2006-2007.

Rogerson earned a PhD in Political Science at the University of South Carolina, where his research focused on international relations, international communications and media policy issues. In his dissertation, he examined the evolution of U.S. foreign information policy. He has a Masters of Arts degree in International Relations and a BA in Journalism and European Studies from Brigham Young University.

During his studies at the University of South Carolina Rogerson won the Excellence in Teaching Award, and the journal which he edited, Global Governance, was named the Best New Journal in the United States in Business, Social Sciences and the Humanities by the Association of American Publishers.

Kenneth S. Rogerson