Natalie Rogers

Natalie Rogers teaches English literature and composition in the High School Academic Program. Her areas of specialization include Creative Writing, 20th & 21st Century Literature, African American Literature, Asian American Literature, Narratives of Trauma, World Literature and Contemporary Female Writers. Rogers’ teaching experience includes Utah State University, the University of Denver, City University and Chinese University of Hong Kong, Syracuse University and Cleveland Humanities Magnet School in Reseda, California.


  • Diversity Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, creative writing and literature, Utah State University, 2019–21
  • Instructor, Lighthouse Writers Workshop, 2018–19
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Denver, 2016–18
  • M.F.A. Program Associate Mentor, City University, Hong Kong, 2012–15
  • Assistant Lecturer, Chinese University, Hong Kong, 2012–15
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Syracuse University, 2009–11
  • Instructor for 9th and 11th grade English literature, Cleveland Humanities Magnet School, Reseda, California, 2007

Awards, Recognitions & Honors

  • Diversity Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship, Utah State University, 2019-21
  • Varda Artist Residency, Sausalito, California, 2018
  • Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences Dissertation Award, University of Denver, 2018-19
  • Ph.D. Studies Fellowship, University of Denver, 2015-18
  • Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences Summer Research Grant, University of Denver, 2015
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Chinese University, 2015
  • Summer Research Grant, Syracuse University, 2009
  • Cornelia Carhart Ward Fellowship, Syracuse University, 2008-11
  • Archie D. and Bertha H. Walker Foundation Scholarship, Fine Arts Work Center, 2006


Ph.D. English and Creative WritingUniversity of Denver

M.F.A. Creative WritingSyracuse University

B.A. EnglishReed College