Dr. Rogers is widely recognized for his expertise, acting as a member and leader of various working groups, steering committees, science teams, and editorial groups focused on Earth’s rapidly changing high-latitude ecosystems. He is deputy lead for Permafrost Pathways, an initiative funded through the Audacious Project that addresses the local to global impacts of permafrost thaw. Dr. Rogers engages a range of practitioners and rights-holders, from community members and fire managers to international policy makers, in exploring the societal ramifications of his work.
Dr. Rogers’ research blends his love of pure mathematics and his enjoyment of the natural world. When he’s not at work, he is likely to be found backpacking or kayaking.