Dr. Rebekah Rogers is a researcher and scholar in the interdisciplinary field of leadership studies. Her dissertation research explored burnout among female emergency medicine physicians within the context of self-leadership and authentic leadership. Dr. Rogers writes and speaks frequently on the concept of leading and communicating in the healthcare industry. She is currently an adjunct faculty member within the School of Integrative Studies at George Mason University (GMU) and teaches a course titled Leadership Theory and Practice. Dr. Rogers also served in an adjunct faculty role within the Department of Communication at GMU and taught a wide array of courses, including: Introduction to Communication, Public Speaking, and Intercultural Communication. Before relocating to the Washington DC Metro Area, Dr. Rogers served as an instructor in the Department of Communication at East Carolina University (ECU) and in the Division of Arts and Sciences at Pitt Community College in Greenville, North Carolina. In addition to her academic teaching assignments, Dr. Rogers provided direction and oversight for ECU’s Office of the Leadership Collaborative and served on a research team at the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, NC.
She is a native of Greensboro, North Carolina and currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband, Dr. Philip Rogers, and their two sons, Grayson and Dean.
Selected Publications & Presentations:
Rogers, R. (2019). Burnout and Motherhood: Finding Your Authentic-Self. Presentation at Columbia Baptist Church, Mothers of Preschoolers, Falls Church, VA.
Rogers, R. (2018). Servant-Leadership throughout the Bible. Presentation at Columbia Baptist Church, Falls Church, VA.
Rogers, R. (2018). Women and Medicine: Navigating Burnout through Authentic Self-Leadership. Presentation at International Leadership Association Conference, West Palm Beach, Fl.
Rogers, R. (2018). Authentic Self-Leadership: Finding New Roads to Achieving Stress and Burn-Out Reduction for the Health and Helping Professionals. Presentation for Social Work Lecture Series, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
Rogers, R. (2015). The Female Emergency Medicine Physician as an Authentic Self-Leader. Gonzaga University.
Rogers, R. (2015). Avoiding Burnout for Physicians and Physicians-in-training—Are Men and Women Different. Presentation at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC.
Rogers, R. (2013). Leading and Communicating in the Healthcare Industry. (E) Hospital Journal, 15(2), p. 10-12.
Rogers, R. (2012). Leadership Communication Styles: A Descriptive Analysis of Healthcare Professionals. Journal of Healthcare Leadership, 4, p. 47-57.
Ph.D., Leadership Studies, Gonzaga University, 2015
M.A., Communication, East Carolina University, 2010
B.A., Psychology, East Carolina University, 2007
Minor, Classical Studies