Dr. Rogers earned his MA in 2000 and his PhD in 2003 in Clinical Psychology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He completed his predoctoral internship at Baylor College of Medicine in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan in the Psychological Clinic. Dr. Rogers joined the KSU faculty in the Fall of 2005. His broad research interests are in the area of assessment and scale development. More specifically, he conducts basic and applied research on interpersonal functioning, student-teacher alliance, and teaching styles. His clinical interests are in psychotherapy with adults and adolescents, psychological assessment, and psychoanalytic and psychodynamic theory. Dr. Rogers is a member of the Society for Personality Assessment and the American Psychological Association (including Divisions 2 and 5), and he is a fellow in the Georgia Psychological Association.
Recent Courses Taught:
PSYC 2210 Careers in Psychology
PSYC 2300 Research Methods and Statistics
PSYC 3380 Principles of Psychological Testing
PSYC 4430 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 4440 Clinical and Counseling Psychology
PSYC 4499 Senior Seminar in Psychology
Helms, J. L., & Rogers, D. T. (2015). Majoring in psychology: Achieving your educational and career goals (2nd ed.). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
Rogers, D. T. (2015). Further validation of the Learning Alliance Inventory: The roles of working alliance, rapport, and immediacy in student learning. Teaching of Psychology, 42,19-25. doi:10.1177/0098628314562673
Bassett, J. F., Snyder, T. L., Rogers, D. T., & Collins, C. L. (2013). Permissive, authoritarian, and authoritative instructors: Applying the concept of parenting styles to the college classroom. Individual Differences Research, 11, 1-11.
Hatcher, R. L., & Rogers, D. T. (2012). The IIS-32: A brief inventory of interpersonal strengths. Journal of Personality Assessment, 94, 638-646. doi:10.1080/00223891.2012.681818
Rogers, D. T. (2012). The Learning Alliance Inventory: Instrument development and validation. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 6(1), Article 9. Retrieved from: http://digitalcommons.georgiasouthern.edu/ij-sotl/vol6/iss1/9
Rogers, D. T., & Reis-Bergen, M. J. (2011). Advising dilemmas: Difficult messages and strategies for delivering them. In S. C. Baker, J. D. Holmes, & J. R. Stowell (Eds.), Essays from E-xcellence in Teaching (Vol. 10, pp. 32-36). Retrieved from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology Web site: http://teachpsych.org/ebooks/eit2010/index.php