Juan D. Rogers is Associate Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Research Value Mapping Program at the School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology. He teaches courses on science and technology policy, information management and policy, knowledge management, logic of policy inquiry, and bureaucracy and policy implementation.
His current research interests include modeling the R&D process, assessment of R&D impacts, especially in the formation of scientific and technical human capital, technology transfer, R&D policy and evaluation, the interaction of social and technical factors in the development of information technology, and information technology policy. Recent publications include: "Denying Public Value: The Role of the Public Sector in Accounts of the Development of the Internet," Journal of Public Administration: Research and Theory, Vol. 14, pp. 371-393, 2004 (with Gordon Kingsley); "A Churn Model of Knowledge Value: Internet Researchers as a Knowledge Value Collective." Research Policy Vol. 31, pp. 769-794, 2002 (with Barry Bozeman); "Knowledge Value Alliances: An Alternative Method to R&D Project Evaluation," Science, Technology and Human Values Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 23-55, Winter 2001 (with Barry Bozeman); "Software's 'Functional Coding' and Personnel Mobility in Technology Transfer: Linkage Fields between Industry and Publicly Funded Research," International Journal of Technology Management Vol. 22 No. 8, pp. 835-850, 2001; and "Science and the Politics of Internetworking: NSFNET in Internet History," The Information Society, Vol. 14, No. 3, July-September 1998. Professor Rogers received his Ph.D. in science and technology studies from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and an EE from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.