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Dehanza Rogers

Assistant Professor

Dehanza Rogers


Dehanza Rogers holds a B.A. in Anthropology at California State University, Northridge in Anthropology. She pursued her graduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles’ School of Theatre, Film and Television, receiving an MFA in Film Directing and an MFA in Cinematography.

Her most recent work, From Land to Land, a video installation, explores the precarious nature of being undocumented in America. Rogers is currently working on a short form narrative film, #BlackGirlhood, which focuses on the criminalization of Black girlhood in America.

Rogers’ research has been supported by The President Council’s of Cornell Women, Cornell Humanities Council, and the Cornell Council for the Arts. She is currently a Society for the Humanities Fellow and a member of the CIVIC Media Studies Collaborative.


  • Performing and Media Arts
  • Society for the Humanities


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