Carolyn Rogers

Carolyn Rogers

Assistant Director for Communications
202-694-5436
crogers@ers.usda.gov

Briefly

Carolyn Rogers is Assistant Director for Communications in the Food 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.

Background

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.

Education

Carolyn has an M.A. in sociology/demography from Brown University.

Selected Publications

Rogers, C.C. 2003. "Dimensions of Child Poverty in Rural Areas," Amber Waves 1(5), U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, November.

Rogers, C.C. 2002. "The Older Population in 21st Century Rural America," Rural America 17(3), U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Fall.

Rogers, C.C. 2002. "Implications of Medicare Restructuring for Rural Areas," Rural America 17(2), U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Summer.

Rogers, C.C. 2001. "A Look at America's Children and Their Families," FoodReview 24(2), U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, May-August.

Rogers, C.C. 2001. "Factors Affecting High Child Poverty in the Rural South," Rural America 15(4), U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, February.

Rogers, C.C. 2000. Changes in the Older Population and Implications for Rural Areas, RDRR-90, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, February.

Rogers, C.C. 2000. "Child Poverty in the Rural South," Southern Perspectives 4(2), Southern Rural Development Center, Spring.

Rogers, C.C. 2000. "The Graying of Rural America," Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy 15(4), Winter.

Rogers, C.C. 1997. Changes in the Social and Economic Status of Women, by Metro-Nonmetro Residence, AIB-732, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, February.

Rogers, C.C., and S. Bianchi. 1992. "The Socioeconomic Status of America's Children and Youth," in Principles and Practices of Student Health. San Diego, CA: College of Health and Human Services, San Diego State University.

C.C. Rogers, et al., for the Work Group on Older Americans in Rural Areas. 1992. "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.

Zill, N., and C.C. Rogers. 1988. "Recent Trends in the Well-Being of Children in the United States and Their Implications for Public Policy," in Family Change and Family Policy, A.J. Cherlin, ed. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute.

O'Connell, M., and C.C. Rogers. 1984. "Out-of-Wedlock Births, Premarital Pregnancies and Their Effect on Family Formation and Dissolution," Family Planning Perspectives 16(4), July/August.