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Dr Damien Rogers

Senior Lecturer

Centre for Defence and Security Studies

Damien Rogers is a Senior Lecturer within the Centre for Defence and Security Studies at Massey University's Albany Campus. 

He holds a PhD degree in Political Science and International Relations from the Australian National University and a PhD degree in Law from the University of Waikato. He also holds postgraduate degrees from the University of Canterbury and Victoria University of Wellington.  Rogers is author of Postinternationalism and Small Arms Control: Theory, Politics, Security (Franham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2009). 

Before entering the academy, Rogers spent nearly a decade working within New Zealand’s intelligence community, including at the Government Communications Security Bureau, Ministry of Defence, New Zealand Defence Force, and the Border Security Group of Immigration New Zealand.

Rogers holds a PhD degree in Political Science and International Relations from the Australian National University and a PhD degree in Law from the University of Waikato. He is author of Postinternationalism and Small Arms Control: Theory, Politics, Security (Franham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2009) and teaches security-focused papers on international law and contemporary armed conflict.

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Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: ext 43478
    Location: AT.42, Atrium Building
    Campus: Albany Campus

Research Expertise

Research Interests

International armed conflict and civil war;

War crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide;

The International Criminal Tribunals for Yugoslavia and for Rwanda, and the International Criminal Court at The Hague;

International arms control and disarmament;

United Nations peacekeeping operations, sanctions regimes, and arms embargoes; and the

United Nations Secretaries-General.

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Human Rights Law (180114): International Law (excl. International Trade Law) (180116):
International Relations (160607):
Law (180100): Law And Legal Studies (180000): Legal Institutions (incl. Courts and Justice Systems) (180120):
New Zealand Government and Politics (160608): Political Science (160600): Studies In Human Society (160000)

Keywords

International armed conflict and civil war;

War crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide;

The International Criminal Tribunals for Yugoslavia and for Rwanda, and the International Criminal Court at The Hague;

International arms control and disarmament;

United Nations peacekeeping operations, sanctions regimes, and arms embargoes; and the

United Nations Secretaries-General.

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Rogers, DR. (2015). Book Review: Srdja Popovic’s Blueprint for Revolution: how to use rice pudding, lego men, and other non-violent techniques to galvanise communities, overthrow dictators, or simply change the world (Melbourne & London: Scribe). New Zealand International Review Vol.40 No.6 (Nov 2015).. 40(6)
[Book Review]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2015). Extraditing Kim Dotcom: A case for reforming New Zealand’s intelligence community?. Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online. 10(1), 46-57
[Journal article]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2013). Book Review: International Prosecutors, edited by Luc Reydams, Jan Wouters and Cedric Ryngaert (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, 968 pp.). New Zealand Yearbook of International Law. , 312-314
[Book Review]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2010). Review Essay: Transforming R2P from Rhetoric into Reality. Journal of Genocide Studies and Prevention. 5(1), 106-113
[Book Review]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2003). Our Unfinished Humanity: Contextualising the International Responses to Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses. Atlantic Critical Review. 2(2), 178-224
[Journal article]Authored by: Rogers, D.

Book

Rogers, DR.(2017). Law, Politics and the Limits of Prosecuting Mass Atrocity. New York: Palgrave Macmillan
[Authored Book]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2017). Snowden and GCSB: Illuminating neoliberal governmentality?. In A. Colarik, J. Jang-Jaccard, & A. Mathrani (Eds.) Cyber Security and Policy: A Substantive Dialogue. (pp. 217 - 239). Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2017). New Zealand security intellectuals: Critics or courtesans?. In W. Hoverd, N. Nelson, & C. Bradley (Eds.) New Zealand National Security: Challenges, Trends and Issues. (pp. 308 - 325). Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2017). Prosecutors opening statements: The rhetoric of law, politics, and silent war. In N. Hayashi, & C. Bailliet (Eds.) The Legitimacy of International Criminal Tribunals. (pp. 325 - 350). Cambridge, New Zealand: Cambridge University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR.(2009). Postinternationalism and Small Arms Control: Theory, Politics, Security. Surrey, United Kingdom: Ashgate
[Authored Book]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2006). Our Unfinished Humanity: Contextualising the Responses to Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses. In MH. Ray, & R. Kindu (Eds.) Salman Rushdie: Critical Essays. New Delhi: Atlantic Publishers
[Chapter]Authored by: Rogers, D.

Thesis

Rogers, DR. (2017). Chief Among the Angels? International Prosecutors and the Modernist Project. (Doctoral Thesis, University of Waikato)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2007). Subaltern Killers: The International Community and the Challenge of Controlling Small Arms and Light Weapons. (Doctoral Thesis, The Australian National University)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Rogers, D.

Conference

Rogers, DR.International criminal law and the modernist project. . Sweden
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2015, May). Reviewing the Reviewers: Issuing a Challenge to New Zealand's Defence Planners. Presented at 2015 New Zealand Defence White Paper Symposium. Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR.Discourse of politico-cruelty. . Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR.Prosecutors’ Opening Statements: The Rhetoric of Law, Politics, and War. . PluriCourts, University of Oslo, Norway,
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR.Politico-Cultural Civil War: A nascent politicology of armed conflict in contemporary world affairs?. . Christchurch, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Rogers, D.

Other

Rogers, DR. (2017). Genocide Looming in South Sudan?. (pp. 32 - 33). Line of Defence: New Zealand's Defence and National Security Magazine
[Other]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2016). Evaluating New Zealand's Membership on the Security Council. (pp. 24 - 26). Line of Defence: New Zealand's Defence and National Security Magazine
[Other]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2014). UN top job would give status to NZ's place in world. New Zealand Herald
[Other]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2014). Raft of Complexities for small country to navigate. New Zealand Herald
[Other]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2013). Pressure to perform on Cunliffe. New Zealand Herald
[Other]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2013). Only full spying inquiry will regain public's trust. New Zealand Herald
[Other]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2013). Tough strategic choices for US. Dominion Post
[Other]Authored by: Rogers, D.
Rogers, DR. (2013). War already won threatens Labour. New Zealand Herald
[Other]Authored by: Rogers, D.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
CoSupervisor 1 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • Joo Lee - PhD
    A Comparative Analysis of the Foreign Policy Discourse of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America regarding the Syrian Civil War

Media and Links

Media

  • 01 Jan 2015 - Television
    Q+A TVNZ (2)
    invited on panel
  • 01 Jan 2015 - Television
    Q+A Panel, TVNZ
    Invited on TV panel
  • 01 Jan 2015 - Television
    Q+A TVNZ Interviewed
    long format interview
  • 01 Jan 2014 - Radio
    Newstalk ZB
    interviwed by Larry Williams

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