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Kenneth S. Rogerson, Associate Professor of the Practice and Public Policy Studies Major

Kenneth S. Rogerson

Kenneth S. Rogerson is Associate Professor of the Practice at Duke's Sanford School of Public Policy, and former Research Director of the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy at Duke University. He has served as chair of the American Political Science Association’s Information Technology and Politics Section and the International Studies Association's International Communication Section.

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.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  148 Sanford Bldg, Sanford School Of Public Policy, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 613-7387
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Spring 2018):

  • PJMS 367S.01, NEWS WRITING AND REPORTING Synopsis
    Sanford 07, Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
    (also cross-listed as PUBPOL 367S.01, VMS 307S.01)
  • PUBPOL 495S.01, HONORS SEMINAR Synopsis
    Rubenstein 153, F 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
  • PUBPOL 495S.02, HONORS SEMINAR Synopsis
    TBA, F 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
Teaching (Fall 2018):

  • HOUSECS 59.02, HOUSE COURSE (SP TOP) Synopsis
    TBA, Tu 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
  • PUBPOL 496S.01, HONORS SEMINAR Synopsis
    TBA, F 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
Education:

Ph.D.University of South Carolina at Columbia2000
M.A.Brigham Young University1991
B.A.Brigham Young University1990
Specialties:

Political Science/Government
Political Science/Public Policy & Media
Communications, Journalism and Media
Public Policy
International Affairs
Research Interests: 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

International communications; media; foreign policy; Internet politics and policy

Keywords:

Communications • International relations • Internet--Government policy--United States • Journalism • News Web sites • Press and politics • Social Media • Telecommunication policy

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Rogerson, K; Milton, D, A Policymaking Process “Tug-of-War”: National Information Security Policies in Comparative Perspective, Journal of Information Technology and Politics, vol. 10 no. 4 (October, 2013), pp. 462-476, Taylor and Francis, ISSN 1933-1681 [doi]
  2. Rogerson, K, "National Information Security Policies in Comparative Perspective, Journal of Information Technology and Politics (2012)
  3. K. Rogerson, Negotiation and the Global Information Economy, Review of Policy Research, vol. 27 no. 5 (September, 2010), pp. 657-658
  4. K. Rogerson, International Communication in Social Movements and Interest Groups, in The International Studies Encyclopedia, edited by Robert A. Denemark, vol. VI (2010), pp. 3970-3981, ISBN 9781405152389
  5. Altman, M; Rogerson, K, "Open Research Questions on Information and Technology in Global and Domestic Policis - Beyond 'E-'", PS: Political Science and Politics, vol. XLI no. 4 (October, 2008), pp. 835-837

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.


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