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Cynthia S. Roberts


Dunes Medical/Professional Building 1104

Cynthia Roberts is a Professor of Organizational Behavior and Leadership, and Dean of the School of Business and Economics at Indiana University Northwest. She has taught leadership, team development, ethics, organizational behavior, and gender and diversity in management. Roberts is a Registered Organizational Development Consultant (RODC) and has worked with numerous clients in healthcare, retail, banking, and manufacturing who are interested in improving their effectiveness.

Specialties: leadership and organization development, teambuilding, group dynamics


Dean, School of Business and Economics

Indiana University Northwest

August 2016 – Present

Teddy Jacobi Dean, College of Business

Purdue University North Central

2013 – 2016 Westville, IN 

Director, MBA Program

Purdue University North Central

2009 – 2016 

Chair, Department of Business and Leadership

Purdue University North Central

2007 – 2012 

Associate Professor of Leadership

Purdue University North Central

2006 – 2012 

Education Director

Northern Indiana Education Foundation

1987 – 1997 

Program Director

Lakeshore Medical Lab Training

1982 – 1997 

Mailing Address

IU Northwest
3400 Broadway 
Dunes Medical/Professional Building 1104 
Gary, Indiana 46408

Office Hours

By Appointment Only

Email Address


Phone Number

(219) 980-6636 


School of Business and Economics