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Cynthia S. Roberts

Cynthia S. Roberts

Dean, School of Business and Economics


Dunes Medical/Professional Building 1104

(219) 980-6636

Office Hours

By Appointment

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. -  Benedictine University (2009)

M.S - Loyola University Chicago (1999)

SBB(ASCP) - Michael Reese Medical Center (1985)

B.S. -  Northern Illinois University (1979)

Academic Experience:

Indiana University Northwest

Dean, School of Business and Economics (Aug 2016 – present)

Professor of Organization Behavior and Leadership

Purdue University North Central

Teddy Jacobi Dean, College of Business (Aug 2013-2016)

Director, MBA Program (July 2009-2016)

Professor, Organizational Behavior and Leadership (Aug 2012-2016)

Interim Dean, College of Business (Aug 2012-2013)

Chair, Department of Business and Leadership (Aug 2007-2012)

Coordinator, Organizational Leadership & Supervision Program (Aug 2001-2007)

Associate Professor, Organizational Behavior and Leadership (May 2006-2012)

Assistant Professor, Organizational Leadership & Supervision (Aug 2000-2006)

Research interests:

• Leadership development, ethics, gender and leadership


• Purdue North Central Outstanding Teacher Awards: 2006-2007; 2002-2003

• Nominee, Violet Haas Award for the advancement of women at Purdue, 2008

Teaching interests:

• Organizational Behavior, Team Development, Leadership Philosophy, Leading Ethically, Gender and Diversity in Management

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