BiographyDr. Anissa Rogers is a licensed clinical social worker, with more than 20 years of higher education experience. She currently serves as associate dean for California State University San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus. Dr. Rogers came from the University of Portland, where she held several leadership positions. Most recently, she served as the director of the Social Work Program. Prior to that, she served as the chair of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and co-director of Gender and Women Studies.
Her research areas and interests include GLBTQ issues, mental health and aging, women’s issues and aging, Latinx health and mental health, and services and support for aged individuals in rural and urban areas. She has written numerous refereed publications as well as several books and chapters. Dr. Rogers also has taught undergraduate students for over 20 years in courses including aging, gender, sexuality, research methods, end-of-life issues, and human development. She has led numerous studies abroad programs in locations like London, Chile, Ecuador, and Mexico.