CV

KATINA L. ROGERS
krogers [at] gc [dot] cuny [dot] edu

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

The Graduate Center, City University of New York. Director of Administration and Programs, Futures Initiative and HASTAC@CUNY (2014-present).
The Futures Initiative and HASTAC@CUNY advance equity and innovation in higher education through student-centered teaching and learning, and promote reinvestment in higher education as a public good.

Modern Language Association. Managing Editor, MLA Commons (2013–2014).
Scholarly Communication Institute. Senior Research Specialist (2012–2013).
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Operations Management Specialist (2009–2012).
International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics. Assistant Secretary General (2004–2008).
Freelance Translator (2006-present).

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Comparative Literature, 2010
University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
Dissertation: “Trauma and the Representation of the Unsayable in Late Twentieth-Century Fiction”
Advisor: Warren Motte

M.A., Comparative Literature, 2006
University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

B.A. (summa cum laude), French, 2004
Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois

Diploma of French Language Studies, 2002
L’Université de Grenoble – Stendhal III, Grenoble, France

GRANTS

Co-Principal Investigator (with Cathy N. Davidson): Teagle Foundation, The Graduate Center, CUNY, “Liberal Arts for the New Majority.” To support programming aimed at graduate students’ development as both teachers and learners as they prepare to teach their own courses as graduate student instructors in undergraduate classrooms, and to prepare undergraduate students for leadership through peer mentoring. February 2016.

Collaborative partner: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Graduate Center, CUNY, “Humanities Teaching and Learning Alliance.” Co-Directors Cathy N. Davidson, David Olan, and Bret Eynon. $3.15 million grant to enable Graduate Center Ph.D. students to be trained in effective teaching techniques at LaGuardia Community College based on methodologies proven to benefit all learners. Goals include increased retention and graduation rates for community college students and the development of pathways to rewarding careers and potential advanced degrees in the humanities.

PUBLICATIONS

Rogers, Katina, Amanda Licastro, and Danica Savonick. “Collaboration.” Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments. Ed. Rebecca Frost Davis et al. The Modern Language Association (forthcoming).

Rogers, Katina. “Humanities Unbound: Supporting Careers and Scholarship Beyond the Tenure Track.” Digital Humanities Quarterly 9.1 (2015).

Rogers, Katina. “Affirming Complexity: White Teeth and Cosmopolitanism.” Interdisciplinary Literary Studies 9.2 (Spring 2008).

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

“Publicizing Your Research: Building, Communicating, and Branding Your Academic Identity.” Office of Career Planning and Professional Development, The Graduate Center, CUNY, April 2017. Panelist.

“Humanists at Work: Providing Career Support for Humanities PhDs.” Conference for Department Administrators convened by the Modern Language Association, March 2017. Invited respondent.

“What Can You Do with a PhD in the Humanities?” Center for the Humanities, New York University, March 2017. Panelist.

“Crossing Bridges: Putting Your PhD to Work in University Administration.” The Graduate Center, CUNY, March 2017. Invited speaker.

“Putting Your PhD to Work: Careers, Scholarship, and Grantwriting.” Workshop for Writing Across the Curriculum Fellows, Bronx Community College, CUNY, March 2017. Invited speaker.

“Remixing the Diss: Open Scholarship for Social Justice.” Future of the Dissertation Workshop, Council of Graduate Schools, Washington, D.C., January 2016. Invited speaker.

“Putting Your PhD to Work: Careers and Scholarship Beyond the Tenure Track.” Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, October 2015. Invited lecture.

“The Futures Initiative: Advancing Equity and Innovation in Higher Education.” Best Practices in Academic Technology, Medgar Evers College, New York, New York. September 2015. Plenary speaker.

“Changing Terrain: New Models for Humanities Graduate Study.” Graduate Career Consortium Annual Conference, New York, New York, June 2015. Plenary speaker.

“Making Knowledge Public and Publicly Making Knowledge.” CUNY Faculty Fellowship Publication Program, New York, New York, March 2015. Keynote speaker.

“The #Alt-Academy.” Columbia University, New York, New York, October 2014. Invited panelist.

“Shifting Sands of the Academy: Exploring Trends in Higher Education.” American Association of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. Baltimore, Maryland. November 2013. Invited respondent.

“Alt-Ac Jobs: What It Means and How to Get One.” American Association of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. Baltimore, Maryland. November 2013. Invited panelist.

“Alternative Academic Careers: Rethinking the Pipeline and Recapturing Exploration.” Digital Praxis Seminar. The Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York. November 2013. Invited lecture and workshop.

“Humanities Unbound: Careers and Scholarship Beyond the Tenure Track.” Humanities Education Focal Group, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California. April 2013. Invited lecture.

“Humanities Unbound: Careers and Scholarship Beyond the Tenure Track.” Digital Humanities Lecture Series, Interdisciplinary Humanities Research Center, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware. April 2013. Invited lecture.

“Humanities Unbound: Careers and Scholarship Beyond the Tenure Track.” New York University, New York, New York. March 2013. Invited lecture.

“Outside the Pipeline: From Anecdote to Data.” Rethinking Graduate Education, Scholarly Communication Institute, Maryland Institute for Humanities and Technology, College Park, Maryland. October 2012. Presentation.

“Rebuilding the Academy.” Debates in the Digital Humanities: Towards a Networked Academy; Professor Matthew K. Gold. The Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York. October 2012. Invited lecture.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

“Speculative Classroom Design: What’s Your University Worth Fighting For?” HASTAC 2016 Conference. Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. May 2016. Session chair.

“Building the University Worth Fighting For: Tools for Pedagogical, Institutional, and Social Change.” HASTAC 2016 Conference. Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. May 2016. Session chair.

“New Institutional Configurations: Community Colleges and Doctoral Training in the Humanities.” HASTAC 2016 Conference. Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. May 2016. Session co-organizer and speaker.

“Open Pedagogy at the Futures Initiative.” Open Educational Resources at CUNY and SUNY. John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, New York. April 2016. Invited panelist.

“The University Worth Fighting For.” Northeast Public Humanities Consortium. Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. April 2016. Invited participant.

“Connected Academics: Expanding Career Possibilities for PhD’s.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Austin, Texas. January 2016. Invited participant.

“Mapping the Futures of Higher Education: A Case Study of Community, Equity, and Innovation.” CUNY IT Conference, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY. December 2015.

“Transforming the Dissertation: Models, Questions, and Next Steps.” HASTAC 2015 Conference, East Lansing, Michigan. May 2015. Session chair.

“Student-Centered Pedagogy and Technology: An Interactive Long Table Conversation.” HASTAC 2015 Conference, East Lansing, Michigan. May 2015. Session chair.

“The Futures Initiative: Advancing Equity and Innovation in Higher Education.” Northeast Public Humanities Consortium, New Haven, Connecticut. April 2015. Invited participant.

“Risk and Reward in Digital Scholarly Work.” College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, New York. February 2015. Invited panel participant.

“Digital Scholarship, Academic Careers, and Tenure.” American Historical Association Annual Meeting, New York, New York. January 2015. Invited session chair.

“Careers for Humanists: A Job Search Workshop.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC, Canada. January 2015. Convener.

“Who Benefits? Competing Agendas and Ethics in Graduate Education.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois. January 2014. Panel participant.

“The Praxis Network: Rethinking Humanities Education, Together and in Public.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois. January 2014. Moderator.

“From Anecdote to Data: Humanities Scholars Beyond the Tenure Track.” Digital Humanities 2013 conference. July 2013. Conference presentation category: long paper.

“Rebooting Graduate Training: Collaboration, Computing, and the New Thesis.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts. January 2013. Roundtable participant. (Available online)

“Present and Absent Photographs: Photography, Mourning, and the Unsayable in the Poetry of Anne Carson and Jacques Roubaud.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts. January 2013. Conference paper.

“From Anecdote to Data: Alternative Academics and Career Preparation.” The Humanities and Technology Camp, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. June 2012. Presentation.

“Slowing Down the Clock: Time, Space, and Autonauts of the Cosmoroute.” Explosive Past, Radiant Future Conference, University of Toronto, Ontario. March 2010. Conference paper.

“Interruption in Gérard Gavarry’s Hop là! un deux trois.” Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Tucson, Arizona. October 2007. Conference paper.

“Intersection of Absence, Mourning, and Playful Creation in the Work of Macedonio Fernández.” Confutati Conference, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. February 2007. Conference paper.

SELECTED ONLINE PUBLICATIONS AND PROJECTS

The Urgency of Public Engagement.” MediaCommons. February 15, 2017.

The Futures Initiative. Implemented and managed a multi-site network using a customized version of the WordPress/BuddyPress-based Commons In A Box platform. January 2015.

Survey on Humanities Graduate Education and Alternative Academic Careers.” 8 Aug. 2013.

The Praxis Network. Conducted interviews, wrote and edited copy, collaborated on design.

Turning Up the Volume on Graduate Education Reform.” ProfHacker, The Chronicle of Higher Education. December 14, 2012.

Outside the Pipeline: From Anecdote to Data.” Scholars’ Lab. November 5, 2012.

TRANSLATIONS

Volodine, Antoine. Writers. Trans. Katina Rogers. Dalkey Archive Press, 2014.

Chevillard, Éric. “Hippopotamus.” Translated excerpt from the French; appears in Best European Fiction 2014, Drago Jancar, ed. Dalkey Archive Press, 2013. From Oreille Rouge by Éric Chevillard, Les Éditions de Minuit, 2005.

Redonnet, Marie. “Madame Zabée’s Guesthouse.” Translated excerpt from the French; appears in Best European Fiction 2013, Aleksander Hemon, ed. Dalkey Archive Press, 2012. From Diego by Marie Redonnet, Les Éditions de Minuit, 2005.

SERVICE AND LEADERSHIP

  • Steering Committee Member, “The New PhD: A Renaissance of Public Education.” Next Generation Humanities PhD grant recipient, National Endowment for the Humanities. 2016-present.
  • Steering Committee Member, Northeast Public Humanities Consortium, 2015-present
  • CUNY Academic Commons Subcommittee Member, 2014-present
  • Coordinating Editor, #Alt-Academy, 2013-present
  • Editorial Board Member, MediaCommons, 2013-present
  • Editorial Collective Member, Profession, Modern Language Association, 2013-present
  • Member, Philanthropy New York Communications Committee, 2011-2012
  • Conference Co-organizer, Literary Odysseys Conference, University of Colorado, Boulder; 2007
  • Representative, Comparative Literature Graduate Committee, Spring 2007