Andrew Rogerson, Provost
Andrew Rogerson is the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs where he has the broad responsibility for ensuring the academic programs and faculty at SSU are of the highest quality. Assisted by his Council of Deans, Associate Vice Presidents and Directors, he works to enhance the educational mission of the University.
Provost Rogerson came to Sonoma State University after serving as Dean of Science and Mathematics at Fresno State, Dean of Science at Marshall University and Associate Dean at the Oceanographic Center of Nova Southeastern University. He has held faculty positions at the University of Toronto, the University of London and the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
His research interests are varied and include the microbial ecology of protists, the biomineralization of silicon in diatoms, the taxonomy of naked amoebae, fecal contamination of beaches, the efficacy of ballast water treatment systems and microbial pathogenicity. His research has been funded by federal or government agencies including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the National Science Foundation, and the National Environmental Research Council (UK).
Provost Rogerson received his Ph.D. in Microbial Ecology from the University of Stirling, Scotland in 1979.