Eric Paul Rogers holds a PhD in Instructional Psychology and Technology as well as MA and BA degrees in Germanic Studies and Foreign Language Education.
Currently, Dr. Rogers is manager of research for Seminaries & Institutes of Religion in Salt Lake City, Utah.
His research focuses on research, evaluation, and assessment in education where he has explored the application of Item Response Theory and Classical Test Theory in the design and development of educational and psychological measures. In religious history and doctrine, he has studied schismatic groups within Mormonism, particularly The Church of the Firstborn (Morrisite), The Community of Christ (formerly the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints), and the Apostolic United Brethren (Allred Group).
His research has been published in a number of books and journals including Curriculum and Teaching, Educating about Religious Diversity and Interfaith Engagement: A Handbook for Student Affairs, Doctrine and Covenants Reference Companion, Journal of Mormon History, The Persistence of Polygamy: Fundamentalist Mormon Polygamy from 1890 to the Present, Religious Educator, and the John Whitmer Historical Association Journal.