Arthur K. Rogers was born on 17 December 1868 in Dunellen, New Jersey. Rogers received his BA degree from Colby College in 1891. The following academic year, 1891–2, he studied at Johns Hopkins University. Rogers was an instructor in the Chicago Academy in 1893–4. During 1894–5 he was enrolled in the Hartford School of Sociology. He then served as assistant superintendent of the Charity Organization Society in Hartford, Connecticut from 1895 to 1896. Rogers received his PhD in philosophy from the University of Chicago in 1898, writing on a dissertation entitled “Psycho-physical Parallelism.” At Chicago he studied with John Dewey, James R. Angell, and George H. Mead.
From The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers in Oxford Reference.