Population Health Sciences

Assistant Professor
Focus: Composition/Rhetoric

Contact Information
(518) 694-7261

Speaker Request
Laura Rogers, D.A.


  • D.A. in English, State University of New York at Albany


  • Principles of Communication 
  • American Women Writers 
  • Crime and Punishment in Fiction and Film 
  • Fiction and Film 
  • Creative Writing
  • Contemporary American Literature
  • Writing Center Director


  • Writing Center Theory and Practice, Critical Literacy, 19th Century American Women Writers, Feminist Film Theory


Rogers L. The Arthur Kill Alliance: Prison Newspapers and Writing Education. In Prison Pedagogies: Learning and Teaching With Imprisoned Writers. Ed. Joseph Lockard and Sherry Rankins- Robertson, Syracuse University Press: 2018, 190-206.

"Finding Our Way From Within: Critical Teaching in a Prison Writing Class". Under review:Open Words, Ed. John Tassoni and William Thelin.

"When Lifelines Converge: Voices From the Forest Creative Writing Group". Reflections: A Journal of Service Learning, Special Issue on Prison Literacies, Narratives, and Community Connections, Vol IV, no 1, Winter 2004.

"Disruptions, Differences, and Bakhtin’s Dialogic". Stories From the Center, ed. Lynne Craigue Briggs and Meg Woolbright, NCTE, 1999.

“Alice Cary,” in Nineteenth-Century American Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook, Ed. Denise D. Knight, Greenwood Press, 1997.


Rogers L. The Interstitial Spaces of Prison Publication: The Arthur Kill Alliance and Empire. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Kansas City MO, March 14-18, 2018. 

Rogers L, Evans SPluckrose DSanders M. When Theory Is Not Enough: Writing Center Tutors in a School of Health Sciences Use Assessment Data to Inspire Change in Tutoring and Institutional Practices. Northeast Writing Centers Association Conference, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester MA, March 24-25, 2018.

Rogers L. If We Knew Our History: Looking to the Past, Building on the Future. National Conference on Higher Education in Prison, Indianapolis IN, November 9-11, 2018.