Charlottesville, VA. Rogers grew up in rural Alabama and received her PhD at Cornell University. She teaches writing at Columbia University and the University of Virginia. Rogers has organized programs on creative science writing at Mountain Lake Biological Station and the ABCRC Environmental Science Marine Station on the eastern shore. Her poems and reviews have appeared in Tupelo Quarterly, The Carolina Quarterly, Catch & Release, and The Southern Women’s Review. She has received the National Park Service writing residency in both Acadia, Maine and the Everglades, FL. Her scholarly publications have appeared in Configurations, Photomediations, and A New Synthesis. She also works as a curator and her exhibit "Making Science Visible: The Photography of Berenice Abbott," received an exhibits prize from the British Society for the History of Science and resulted in an invited lecture at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art. She is the Director of Research and Collaboration for Arizona State University's Emerge: Artists and Scientists Redesign the Future.