Katina L. Rogers

Senior Research Specialist, Scholarly Communication Institute


Ph.D., Comparative Literature
University of Colorado, Boulder, 2010
Dissertation: “Trauma and the Representation of the Unsayable in Late Twentieth-Century Fiction”
Research Interests: 20th-21st century French literature; experimental fiction; trauma narratives
Advisor: Warren Motte

M.A., Comparative Literature
University of Colorado, Boulder, 2006
Advisor: David Ferris

B.A., French
Wheaton College, IL, 2004
Minors in English and Spanish
Graduated with highest honors (summa cum laude)

Diploma of French Language Studies
L’Université de Grenoble – Stendhal III; Grenoble, France; 2001-2002
Diplôme d’Études de Langue Française, Deuxième Degré 


“Present and Absent Photographs: Photography, Mourning, and the Unsayable in the Poetry of Anne Carson and Jacques Roubaud.” Forthcoming: Modern Language Association, Boston; January 2013.

“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; June 2012.

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

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

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

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



Senior Research Specialist, Scholarly Communication Institute
Develop and conduct a broad survey of humanities-trained respondents who self-identify as working in alternative academic careers; support and share outcomes from meetings on emerging models for authoring and publication and on graduate education reform.

Freelance Translator
Primarily French to English. Content includes fiction, historical documents, scholarly research, scientific reports, political commentary, and commercial materials. Past clients include Dalkey Archive Press, Creole West Productions, and the International Peace Bureau 

Operations Management Specialist, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Collaborated on strategic planning and program development for a new program in digital information technology and scholarly communication; strengthened internal processes and procedures; managed budgets and projects; contributed to hiring, training, evaluating, and managing administrative staff.

Assistant Secretary General, International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics
Facilitated top-level administrative functions of the international organization; translated scientific and outreach materials between French and English; communicated with representatives in French, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese; assisted with the planning and execution of a major international conference.


Western Literature 17th-20th Centuries; Spring 2009, Spring 2007
Classics of Western Literature; Fall 2008, Fall 2006
English Language Courses: Taught in French Secondary Schools, Fall 2007, Spring 2008
Old Norse Mythology; Spring 2006
Accelerated Beginning French; Fall 2005
Intermediate French Language; Spring 2005
Beginning French Language; Summer 2005, Fall 2004


French: near-native fluency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening
Spanish: advanced abilities in reading, writing, speaking, and listening
Portuguese: intermediate abilities in reading, writing, speaking, and listening
Italian: intermediate abilities in reading, writing, speaking, and listening 


Graduate School Supplemental Fellowship, Spring 2010
Departmental Travel Grants, Spring 2010 and Spring 2007
Departmental Fellowship (Course Buyout), Spring 2009
Graduate School Supplemental Fellowship, Fall 2008-Spring 2009 and Fall 2004-Spring 2005
Graduate School Travel Grant, Fall 2007 


Member, Philanthropy New York Communications Committee, 2011-2012
Conference Organizer, Literary Odysseys Conference, University of Colorado, Boulder; February 2007.
Representative, Comparative Literature Graduate Committee, Spring 2007


Modern Language Association, 2008-present
Philanthropy New York, 2009-2012
Communication Committee Member, 2011-2012
Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy, 2010-2012
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, 2007-2008


High level of proficiency in the following programs:
Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Visio, and Access)
Adobe Acrobat and PhotoShop
Cloud-based content management software, social media platforms, survey design tools
Gifts grant management database


References available upon request.



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