Michael Rogan

Position: Senior Researcher, Institute of Social and Economic Research
Institution: Rhodes University
Expertise: poverty, gender, labour market, informal work

Michael Rogan is currently a senior researcher at the Neil Aggett Labour Studies Unit (NALSU) within the Institute of Social and Economic Research at Rhodes University. He holds a Phd and a Master’s degree from the School of Development Studies (UKZN) and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from the University of Washington (Seattle). His research interests include: gender, employment, informal work, health, poverty and inequality, and evaluation methodologies. Several recent publications include: Michael Rogan, (2013) “Alternative Definitions of Headship and the ‘Feminisation’ of Income Poverty in Post-Apartheid South Africa.” Journal of Development Studies, 49(10): 1344-1357. Michael Rogan, (2013) “Poverty and Headship in Post-Apartheid South Africa, 1997-2006,” Social Indicators Research, 113(1): 491-511. Stephanie Nixon, Marisa Casale, Sarah Flicker and Michael Rogan. (2013) “Applying the Principles of Knowledge Translation and Exchange to Inform Dissemination of HIV Survey Results to Adolescent Participants in South Africa.” Health Promotion International, 28(2): 233-243. Dorrit Posel and Michael Rogan. (2012). “Gendered Trends in Poverty in the Post-Apartheid Period, 1997 – 2006.” Development Southern Africa, 29(1): 97-113.