Rogers, Lindsay, 1891–1970, American political scientist, b. Baltimore, grad. Johns Hopkins (B.A., 1912; Ph.D., 1915). He was (1914–15) a fellow in political science at Johns Hopkins before becoming (1915) professor at the Univ. of Virginia. In World War I he was attached (1918) to the general staff corps. He lectured (1920–21) on public law at Harvard and from 1920 to 1959 taught government and public law at Columbia. He was visiting lecturer at several colleges and universities and served with the New York state department of labor (1928), the National Recovery Administration (1933), and Public Works Administration (1934–36). He was director of the Social Science Research Council (1934–36) and a consultant to the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (1952; 1956–59). His published work includes The Postal Power of Congress (1916), The American Senate (1926), Crisis Government (1934), and The Pollsters (1949).
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