Dr. Andrew Rogerson became the 10th leader of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on September 1, 2016. Prior to joining UALR, Dr. Rogerson served as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Sonoma State University in California. Dr. Rogerson also served as Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics and Professor of Biology at both California State University and Marshall University in West Virginia.
Dr. Rogerson earned a Ph.D. in Protozoan Ecology from the University of Stirling, Scotland, U.K and has extensive research experience. He has written more than 100 refereed publications and has received several million dollars in research contracts and grants, including grants from the National Institute of Health (NIH) and an EPSCoR RII Award. Dr. Rogerson has a variety of research interests including ballast water treatment, pathogenic amoebae, and marine pennate diatoms. Dr. Rogerson has also supervised more than 20 master’s and doctoral students.
Dr. Rogerson and his wife, Janessa, are the proud parents of four children.