Matt Rogers is deputy chief of staff in the executive office at the Urban Institute. He works with Urban executive leadership to identify and execute on institutional priorities and works with research and policy experts to build bodies of work in multiple policy areas. He has helped manage Urban initiatives, including work informing presidential elections, the US Partnership on Mobility from Poverty, and Urban’s Next50.
Previously, Rogers was deputy political director at ActBlue, a political nonprofit. A graduate of Brandeis University, he has a master’s degree in public policy from Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy. Rogers is a member of the board of directors of ActBlue Charities, which democratizes and facilitates giving to charitable organizations, and chair of the board of McCourt Policy in Practice.