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Dr. Clifford Rogers

US Army

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Office Location: TH 147
Phone: 845.938.5936
PROF Clifford J. Rogers graduated magna cum laude from Rice University in 1989 with a triple major in Economics, History, and Policy Studies.  In 1993, he was the first American to receive the Royal Historical Society’s Alexander Prize medal, for best historical essay by a scholar under thirty-five years of age. In 1994, after a year as a Fulbright Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research in London, he earned his Ph. D. from the Ohio State University, with fields in military history, medieval history, and national security policy studies.  After a year as an Olin Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale, he joined the faculty of the Military Academy, where he teaches medieval history and the full chronological range of military history.  In 2005-2006 he served as a Leverhulme Visiting Professor at the University of Wales, Swansea.  Professor Rogers is an Editor of The Journal of Medieval Military History, and a Senior Editor of The West Point History of Warfare, and works with cadets as a mentor for the Leader Challenge program and the Writing Fellows program.