Todd Rogers is Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School.

He also directs the Student Social Support R&D Lab. Most of his current research sits at the intersection of education, psychology, judgment and decision-making, and behavioral economics.  It aims to shed light on cognitive, motivational, and social barriers to student achievement, and to develop low-cost scalable interventions that are informed by behavioral science. 

Many of his research projects explore the impact on student achievement of mobilizing the support of students’ family and friends. 

His education research takes place in a range of educational settings including K-12 schools, online universities, state and community colleges, test prep programs, and MOOCs. Rogers is also a Senior Researcher with the think tank ideas42.