Joe Rogers joined HMML in 2019. Prior to joining HMML, he spent 13 years at the College of Saint Benedict-Saint John’s University as an international education professional, including serving as the Director of the Center for Global Education. Before becoming an educator, Rogers practiced law. He earned a BA in History from Saint John’s University, Collegeville, MN, and a MA in East Asian Studies from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School.
In his HMML role, Rogers is part of the Advancement & Communications team where he is responsible for media relations and supporting HMML’s overall communications activities to create awareness and engagement with donors, supporters, and the general public.
What he enjoys about his work: “I love working with smart and interesting people who are wholly committed to HMML and its mission. Playing a part in preserving the world’s handwritten heritage and meeting scholars from throughout the world is deeply rewarding.”