Karen Rogers

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research and Associate Professor

Karen Rogers

College of Architecture Design and Construction

202 Dudley Commons Phone: (334) 844-5384


Ph.D. in the History and Theory of Architecture, Binghamton University (SUNY), 2005
MA in the History and Theory of Architecture, Binghamton University (SUNY), 2002
BA in Architecture, Yale University, 1975

Karen L. Rogers is the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research at Auburn University’s College of Architecture, Design and Construction, and Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture.

Before coming to Auburn, Rogers lived and worked in Bogotá, Colombia, where she served as Dean of the School of Architecture and Design and as Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Los Andes. She also served as the founding Director and Curator of Architecture at the Bogotá Museum of Modern Art, and was an owner/partner in the professional urban design and planning firm Noriega- Restrepo & Asociados.

Interest areas in research and practice:
Her research is based on the comparative analysis of patterns of settlement and the priorities in place-making in the Americas. She is the recipient of the Henry Luce/American Council of Learned Societies dissertation fellowship in American Art and Architecture, and of a Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center Resident Scholarship in American Modernism; she has also received numerous awards for excellence in research and teaching.