Assistant Professor, Human Resource & Leadership Development
Office: 294 Coates Hall
Dr. Robinson received her PhD in Educational Administration and Human Resource Development from Texas A&M University, with a focus on Adult Education. Keenly interested in issues of race, class, gender, and color, Dr. Robinson’s research focuses on colorism, international adult learning and development, and social justice in education across institutional types.
While at Texas A&M University, Dr. Robinson served as a graduate teaching/ research assistant, teaching human resource development courses and serving as an academic advisor to undergraduate students in human resource development and interdisciplinary studies. She also worked with the faculty development Higher Education Teaching Institute at Lone Star College System in Houston, Texas. Prior to joining LSU, Dr. Robinson was a Research Associate for the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Chair in Education in the Graduate School of Education, Department of Psychology at Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey.
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