Juan Rogers


Member Of:
  • School of Public Policy
Fax Number:404-385-0504
Office Location: DM Smith 311
Email Address: jdrogers@gatech.edu


Juan D. Rogers is a Professor of Public Policy at the School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Current research focuses on innovation policy, modeling and evaluation of R&D process, impact evaluation of R&D, knowledge management and organizational change in the private and public sectors, technology transfer and diffusion policies and creativity in science and engineering. He publishes regularly on these topics in academic journals such as Research Policy and Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory.

Dr. Rogers teaches graduate courses on quantitative and qualitative research methods, multivariate statistics, science and technology policy, information policy and management, knowledge management, logic of policy inquiry and bureaucracy and policy implementation.

Dr. Rogers has served as consultant both in the private and public sectors on science, technology and innovation policy in several countries (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, China, South Korea and United States). He has written reports and policy briefs on technology extension, R&D and Innovation, and management of research for national and regional governments in Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina and Uruguay. He has authored case studies and policy articles for the World Bank – OECD Innovation Policy Platform and for the Inter-American Development Bank. He is a member of the Committee on Opportunities in Science (COOS) for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and a member of the Fulbright specialist roster on public policy and public administration and also an evaluator of candidates to the roster.

Professor Rogers received his PhD in Science and Technology Studies from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) and is an electrical engineer from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Science and Technology Studies
  • B.S., University of Buenos Aires, Electrical Engineering
Areas of
  • Bibliometrics
  • Research Evaluation
  • Scientific Creativity
  • Social Networks


Research Fields:
  • Ethics and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • Information and Communications Technology Policy
  • Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy
  • Asia (East)
  • Latin America and Caribbean
  • United States
  • United States - Georgia
  • Health
  • Regional Development
  • Creativity in Context
  • Science and Engineering Workforces
  • Science and Technology


  • PHIL-3109: Engineering Ethics
  • PHIL-3127: Sci, Tech & Human Values
  • PUBP-3120: Stat Analysis-Pub Policy
  • PUBP-4501: Info Policy & Management
  • PUBP-6114: Applied Policy Methods
  • PUBP-6501: Information Policy & Mgt
  • PUBP-8200: Adv Research Methods I
  • PUBP-8205: Adv Research Methods II
  • PUBP-8510: Logic of Policy Inquiry
  • PUBP-8813: Special Topics