Professor Rogers previously was an Associate Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law. He teaches torts, employment law, employment discrimination, and various labor law courses.

Professor Rogers’ current research explores the relationship among labor and employment law, technological development, and economic and social equality. He recently published a book on those questions, entitled Data and Democracy at Work: Advanced Information Technologies, Labor Law, and the New Working Class (under contract with MIT University Press). In addition to his law review publications, he has recently written for the Boston Review, the Washington Post Outlook,, and ACSblog, the blog of the American Constitution Society. Professor Rogers’ scholarship has been cited in landmark decisions by the California Supreme Court and the European Court of Justice.

Professor Rogers received his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School and his B.A., with high distinction from the University of Virginia. Prior to law school, he worked as a community organizer promoting living wage policies and affordable housing, and spent several years organizing workers as part of SEIU’s “Justice for Janitors” campaign.



Brishen Rogers, Data and Democracy at Work: Advanced Information Technologies, Labor Law, and the New Working Class (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press 2023). [BOOK]
Marion G. Crain, Pauline T. Kim, Michael Selmi & Brishen Rogers, Work Law: Cases and Materials (Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press 4th ed. 2020).

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Brishen Rogers, Capitalist Development, Labor Law, and the New Working Class, 131 Yale L.J. 1842-1879 (2022)(reviewing Gabriel Winant, The Next Shift: The Fall of Industry and the Rise of Health Care in Rust Belt America (2021)). [WWW] [HEIN] [W] [L] [SSRN]
Brishen Rogers, The Law and Political Economy of Workplace Technological Change, 55 Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. 531-584 (2020).
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Book Chapters & Collected Works

Brishen Rogers, Can Labor Law Reform Encourage Robust Economic Democracy?, in The Cambridge Handbook of U.S. Labor Law for the Twenty-First Century 327-335 (Richard Bales & Charlotte Garden eds., New York: Cambridge University Press 2020).