• scale development / measurement / psychometrics
  • student-teacher alliance
  • majoring in psychology / career development / student advising
  • interpersonal functioning
  • psychoanalytic and psychodynamic theory
  • awe


Selected Publications

Helms, J. L., & Rogers, D. T. (2023). Majoring in psychology: Achieving your educational and career goals (3rd ed.). Wiley-Blackwell.

Rogers, D. T., Bassett, J. F., Collins, C. L., & Snyder, T. L. (2017). Development of the Teacher Control and Nurturance Scale: Assessing student perception of the underlying dimensions of teaching style. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology, 3(2), 101–115.

Rogers, D. T. (2015). Further validation of the Learning Alliance Inventory: The roles of working alliance, rapport, and immediacy in student learning. Teaching of Psychology, 42(1), 19–25.

Hatcher, R. L., & Rogers, D. T. (2012). The IIS–32: A brief inventory of interpersonal strengths. Journal of Personality Assessment, 94(6), 638–646.

Rogers, D. T. (2012). The Learning Alliance Inventory: Instrument development and validation. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 6(1), Article 9.

Hatcher, R. L., & Rogers, D. T. (2009). Development and validation of a measure of interpersonal strengths: The Inventory of Interpersonal Strengths. Psychological Assessment, 21(4), 554–569.

Rogers, D. T. (2009). The working alliance in teaching and learning: Theoretical clarity and research implications. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 3(2), Article 28.


Published Instruments

  • Inventory of Interpersonal Strengths
  • Learning Alliance Inventory
  • Teacher Control and Nurturance Scale