Dr. Rogers is Curator, North American Archaeology, at the Smithsonian Institution. He earned his BA and MA degrees in Anthropology at the University of Oklahoma, and his PhD in Anthropology at the University of Chicago.
His research interests include: analysis of social change using ethnohistorical, archaeological, and computational methodologies; the social and community role of museums; theories of meaning and the role of the individual; analysis of human interactions with the environment; the rise of states and empires; Inner Asian history and archaeology; analysis of culture contact in the North America Great Plains, the Caribbean, and Central Mexico; technical analysis of ceramics; agent-based computational simulations.
Department of Anthropology
National Museum of Natural History
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