Catherine Rogers is a law professor who she teaches a range of comparative and international law subjects at two schools, the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Istituto Diritto Comparato (IDC), Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, in Milan, Italy. The primary focus of her scholarship is international arbitration, with a special emphasis on the development international standards of professional conduct for attorneys and arbitrators, as well as more generally the nature of the public/private divide in international dispute resolution systems. She has lectured and published extensively on lawyers' and arbitrators' ethics in international arbitration, and her scholarship has been recognized through several awards, including the Stanford-Yale Junior Faculty Forum (2001 and 2004) and the CPR Professional Article Award (2002). She is an appointed member of the Academic Council of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration, and she sits on the Advisory Board of the Penn State Dickinson School of Law's Institute of Arbitration Law and Practice.
Before going into teaching, Professor Rogers received her B.A. from University of California at Berkeley, her J.D. from University of California at Hastings College of Law and her LL.M. from Yale Law School. Following law school, she clerked for Judge Melvin Brunetti on the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and practiced international litigation and arbitration in New York, Hong Kong and San Francisco.