- Ph.D., Iowa State University
- M.S., Kansas State University
- B.S., Texas Tech University
Phone #: 343 Rod.Rogers@LCU.EDU
Rod Rogers graduated from Texas Tech University in 1968 with a B.S. in Entomology, earned a M.S. in Entomology from Kansas State University in 1970 and completed a Ph.D. in Genetics and Plant Breeding from Iowa State University in 1975. Rod was a preventive medicine officer in the U.S. Army from 1970 through 1972. While working on his Ph.D. at Iowa State University he served as a Research Associate for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He worked in the agricultural seed industry as a plant breeder and research manager from 1975 to 1995. He joined the faculty at LCU in 1995 and taught full time until 2009. During that time Rod taught many different courses in the Natural Sciences Department. These included courses in Biology, Agriculture and Environmental Science. In addition to teaching, Rod sponsored and participated in several student organizations and coached the Crops Judging Team. Rod retired from full time teaching in 2009 but still teaches on a part time basis. Rod is married to Judy and they have two grown children (John and Lori). They are active in Children's Ministry at Monterey Church of Christ.
- Introductory Genetics
Previous Classes Taught
- 21 courses in Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences and Agricultural Sciences