Assistant Director for Communications
Carolyn Rogers is Assistant Director for Communications in the Food and Rural Economics Division. Her most recent position at ERS was associate editor for Amber Waves, with primary responsibility for the magazine's rural content. She was also a demographer in the Rural Economy Branch, where her research covered the social, health, and economic well-being of the older rural/nonmetro population, and the social and economic well-being of rural/nonmetro children.
Prior to joining ERS, Carolyn worked as a demographer at Child Trends, Inc. and at the Census Bureau where she designed the June supplement to the Current Population Survey. At ERS, she served as associate editor of Rural Development Perspectives/Rural America, magazines formerly published by the agency.
Carolyn has an M.A. in sociology/demography from Brown University.
Rogers, C.C. Dimensions of Child Poverty in Rural Areas, Amber Waves, Vol. 1, Issue 5, November 2003, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Rogers, C.C. The Older Population in 21st Century Rural America, Rural America, Vol. 17, No. 3, Fall 2002, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Rogers, C.C. Implications of Medicare Restructuring for Rural Areas, Rural America, Vol. 17, No. 2, Summer 2002, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Rogers, C.C. A Look at America's Children and Their Families, FoodReview, Vol. 24, Issue 2, May-August 2001, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Rogers, C.C. Factors Affecting High Child Poverty in the Rural South, Rural America, Vol. 15, No. 4, February 2001, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Rogers, C.C. Changes in the Older Population and Implications for Rural Areas, RDRR-90, February 2000, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Rogers, C.C. "Child Poverty in the Rural South," Southern Perspectives, Southern Rural Development Center, Vol. 4, No. 2, Spring 2000.
Rogers, C.C. "The Graying of Rural America," Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy, Vol. 15, No. 4, Winter 2000.
Rogers, C.C. Changes in the Social and Economic Status of Women, by Metro-Nonmetro Residence, AIB 732, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, February 1997.
Rogers, C.C. and S. Bianchi. "The Socioeconomic Status of America's Children and Youth," in Principles and Practices of Student Health, College of Health and Human Services, San Diego State University, 1992. Work Group on Older Americans in Rural Areas, "Common Beliefs About the Rural Elderly: Myth or Fact?" Staff Report to the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Serial No. 102-N (July 1992).
Zill, N. and C.C. Rogers, "Recent Trends in the Well-Being of Children in the United States and Their Implications for Public Policy," in Andrew J. Cherlin (ed.) Family Change and Family Policy, Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute, 1988.
O'Connell, M. and C.C. Rogers. "Out-of-Wedlock Births, Premarital Pregnancies and Their Effect on Family Formation and Dissolution," Family Planning Perspectives, Vol. 16, No. 4, July/August 1984.