Dr. Michael Rogers
Professor of Political Science
History and Political Science
Witherspoon Building WPN257
407 West Q St
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 968-0447
BS - Wabash College
MA - SUNY at Albany
PHD - SUNY at Albany
Recently Taught Courses
POLS 2003 - AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
POLS 2253 - SURV WESTERN POLITICAL THOUGHT
POLS 3033 - AMER STATE/LOCAL GOVT
POLS 3133 - UNITED STATES CONGRESS
POLS 3253 - CLASSICAL POLITICAL THOUGHT
POLS 4973 - INTERNSHIP
POLS 4991 - SP: GREAT DECISIONS IN IR
POLS 4993 - SP: GREAT DECISIONS IN IR
Dr. Michael T. Rogers is a professor of political science in the History and Political Science Department at Arkansas Tech University. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University at Albany –SUNY in 2005. His masters is also from the University at Albany—SUNY and he earned his bachelors from Wabash College in Indiana. His major subfield is political theory, his minor subfield is American politics. He regularly offers courses in the history of political thought, on the presidency, Congress, political parties and interest groups, as well as American government. Dr. Rogers’s research interests include civic education, political knowledge and civic engagement, as well as the history of political thought and democratic theory. He has published several manuscripts on civic education and engagement in journals or as book chapters in collective volumes. Most recently, he published a manuscript as a chapter in Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines, published by the American Political Science Association in 2017. He also co-edited and contributed to three chapters in Civic Education in the 21st Century: A Multidimensional Inquiry, published by Lexington books in 2015. Dr. Rogers currently serves on the executive board for Political Science Education, a recognized section of the American Political Science Association. He is on the executive board of the Arkansas Political Science Association, serving as its treasurer.
Rogers, Michael T. “The Past, Present and Possible Future of Civics in Political Science.” In Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines. American Political Science Association, 2017.
Rogers, Michael T. “Introduction: A Tocqueville Inspired Assessment of America’s Twenty-First Century Civic Ecology.” In Civic Education in the 21st Century: A Multidimensional Inquiry. Lexington Books, 2015 (ix-xxx).
Rogers, Michael T. “A Meta-History of Formal Civic Education: An Episodic History to be Repeated?” In Civic Education in the 21st Century: A Multidimensional Inquiry. Lexington Books, 2015 (3-42).
Gooch, Donald M. and Michael T. Rogers. “Dude, Where’s the Civic Engagement? The Paradoxical Effect of Civic Education on the Probability of Civic Participation.” Civic Education in the 21st Century: A Multidimensional Inquiry. Lexington Books, 2015 (295-344).