Deborah J. Rogers

Vice President for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor of Theology, Culture, and the Practice of Ministry

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As the school’s chief academic officer, Dr. Rogers oversees all educational programs, provides leadership for the faculty in shaping and articulating a common vision and sense of vocation for theological education at CRCDS, and supervises the academic life administrative staff. With experience in the business sector and higher education administration, she has served as Director of Lane Institute and as Assistant Chaplain at Lane College in Jackson, Tennessee since May 2018. Dr. Rogers earned her BS (summa cum laude) in Mathematics and Secondary Education from Howard University, MA in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, and Ph.D. in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. She is a member of the American Academy of Religion and serves currently as co-chair of the guild’s Women of Color Scholarship, Teaching, and Activism Unit.