R Rogers

Robert F. Rogers is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and earned both an MA in Russian area studies and a PhD in political science from Georgetown University.

Rogers served as an infantry officer in the US Army, and as a foreign service officer in the Department of State and in Africa, Europe, the former Soviet Union, and South Vietnam before retiring in 1970. Subsequently, he worked at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia until joining the University of Guam faculty in 1977, from which he retired in 1995.

Rogers also served as executive director of the Guam Commission on Self Determination from 1983 to 1986. He is the author of numerous publications on international relations and the US territories. In 1995 he was awarded the Governor of Guam Maga’låhi Award for Overall Excellence in the Humanities for the first edition of his book, Destiny’s Landfall: A History of Guam.

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