Mercatus Center Remembers Grad Student with Fellowship

Posted: February 3, 2011 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: February 2, 2011 at 9:22 pm

Douglas B. Rogers, a PhD student in economics, died in a car accident on Jan. 30 in Pennsylvania. He was 26.

A graduate fellow at the Mercatus Center, Rogers had taught economics classes at Mason. He had a BA in economics from West Virginia University.

According to an obituary, services for Rogers will be held on Feb. 3 in Pennsylvania, where he was born and raised and where his parents now live. He is also survived by a sister. Condolences can be sent care of the Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, hartmangrazianofh@comcast.net, in Latrobe, Penn.

The Mercatus Center is honoring his memory by establishing a fellowship in his name for graduate students. Read more about Rogers and the fellowship at the Mercatus Center website.

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