Dr. Rodger Devine brings over 20 years of experience in enterprise information technology, business intelligence, organizational development, and cross-functional leadership. Rodger completed his graduate studies in information science at the University of Michigan School of Information, where he was a member of the Michigan Data Sciences team and co-founder of the Student Organization for Data Analytics. Rodger completed his doctoral research in Organizational Change and Leadership at the USC Rossier School of Education with a focus on technological change, workforce development, and organizational learning.
Rodger co-authored Hands-On Deep Learning with R: A practical guide to designing, building, and improving neural network models using R (2020) and Data Science for Fundraising: Build Data-Driven Solutions Using R (2018). Rodger presents at conferences, chairs symposia, designs workshops, and volunteers in various leadership roles and mentorship capacities with non-profit organizations such as the Apra, AASP, and CASE, among others. Rodger looks forward to connecting with other lifelong learners and building diverse and inclusive communities of professional development, expertise, and knowledge sharing across higher education and beyond.