Brooke Rogers

Brooke Rogers, OBE

Professor, Dr

  • Professor of Behavioural Science & Security, War Studies
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Research interests

Risk communication, Risk perception, Behaviour, Extreme Events, Terrorism, CBRN Terrorism, Violent Radicalisation, Counter Terror, Resilience, Critical National Infrastructure

Research interests

Professor Brooke Rogers (OBE) is a Professor of Behavioural Science and Security at King’s College London where she is Deputy Head of Department and Director of Academic Staffing in the Department of War Studies.  Professor Rogers is a social psychologist interested in risk communication, public and practitioner attitudes to, perceptions of, and responses to health and security risks and threats.  She has an exceptional track record of delivering over £25million of multi-disciplinary, collaborative research projects exploring psychological and behavioural responses to low likelihood, high-impact events such as chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) incidents.  Other projects have focussed on public delivery of first-aid during extreme events, risk communication with potentially vulnerable groups, disaster education in schools, doctor-patient communication, community and organisational resilience, protecting crowded places, pathways into violent radicalisation, insider threat, and more. 

Professor Rogers chairs the Cabinet Office National Risk Assessment/National Security Risk Assessment Behavioural Science Expert Group (BSEG), as well as the Home Office Science Advisory Council (HOSAC). She is an independent participant on the Science Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) and is co-chairing the behavioural science sub-group (SPI-B) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Professor Rogers also contributes to government, military, and international organisation assurance boards, programme reviews, Blackett reviews, and maintains membership across a range of local, national, and international committees, including the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology (CST).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Social Science, Religious Identity, Religiosity and Self-esteem: Perceived Relationships within a Multi-dimensional Framework, Royal Holloway, University of London

Award Date: 1 Jan 2002


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