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Hiram Harmon Rogers

1451 County Road 21

Waverly, AL 36879

334 826 3281

919 943 9763

hiram@alumni.duke.edu

 

Duke University, Trinity College, Durham, North Carolina: Bachelor of Arts, 2007

Major: English, with highest distinction

Certificate: Documentary Studies, Film/Video/Digital

Focus: Arts in the Contemporary Society

Relevant Course Work: Environmental Geology, Principles of Biology, Environmental Policy, Environment and Economy in Modern China, Science Editing

Duke University, Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, North Carolina

Relevant Course Work: Conservation of Marine Reptiles, Marine Physiology

 

Experience

2014-2015

Honors Thesis Advisor for Department of Visual and Critical Studies at School of the Art Institue of Chicago

2008-2014

Reseacher and Assistant to the Director at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke Univeristy

2008-2009

Writer and editor for Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Science, Department of Ecosystem Science and Regional Analysis; acquired comprehensive knowledge of software engineering Geographical Information Systems, remote sensing technologies, and current climate change research.

2007-2008

Wrote for short films made with Stanford University and United Front Films

2006-2007

Tutored three physics graduate students from central China in English and American culture though the Duke International House Orientation Peer Program

http://ihouse.studentaffairs.duke.edu/programs/intlstudents/ihop/index.html

Fall 2006

Front Desk at the Blue Sky International Youth Hostel in Sanya, Hainan Province, China

2004-2006

Chair of John Spencer Bassett Fund for the Arts and Culture;

Elected position; $40,000 Alumni-Endowed purse to elicit intellectual curiosity

http://www.duke.edu/web/UPB/bassettfund.html

2003-2004

Elected to Student Organization Finance Committee of Duke Student Government; One of sixteen students charged with allocating $600,000 to on-campus, undergraduate arts and cultural groups http://www.duke.edu/web/SOFC/index.html

2003-2004

FACE Laboratory Technician (Dr. Robert Jackson): collected data on root growth and nutrient cycling in loblolly pine forests under the influence of elevated atmospheric CO2; 20 to 25 hours a week

2002-2003

American Association for the Advancement of Science/Sigma Xi Volunteer: photographed the mating behavior of blue-footed boobies in the Galapagos Islands

 

 

 

Honors/Awards

Senior Honors Thesis selected by Departmental Committee and Chair as deserving of highest distinction, 2007

Photo of the Year: selected by Duke Photogroup, Duke University, Spring 2007

Exhibition of animations and films at Griffith Film Theater in Durham, North Carolina, Spring 2007

Best Upperclassmen Artist: Duke University Art Showcase, Duke University, Fall 2007

Photos selected for publication by the Churches Of Alabama, Donning Publishing, ISBN 1-57864-321-X Fall, 2006

Lawrence E. Blanchard Full Academic Scholarship, Summer Term I, 2004

Photos of phreatic lava flows, Hawaii, selected for the cover of the Spring 2004 Archive, Spring, 2004

Photos of the Korean National Rail Service, Busan, selected for the Spring 2006 Archive, Spring, 2006

Eagle Scout, Troop 371, Auburn, Alabama, 2003

 

References

Academic Advisor: Dr. James Applewhite

919 684 5444

http://fds.duke.edu/db/aas/English/faculty/jwa

Director of Documentary Studies: Tom Rankin

919 660 3613

http://southernspaces.org/edi_boa.html#tom_ran