Organizational Leadership - Assistant Professor

Robert has over 25 years’ experience managing people, processes, and new business development solutions. Among others, he worked for IBM, H/P, DDB Advertising, Ebony Magazine and, AT&T.

Robert served as Adjunct Faculty for community colleges and universities across the country teaching: organization leadership, strategic management, ethics, marketing, organization behavior, project management, and others. His research focuses on Organization Leadership, Capacity Building, International Partnerships, and Entrepreneurship.

Robert contributed to the Business and Management literature with his book, book chapters, scholarly articles as well as academic conference presentations. He is scheduled to present Higher Education Institution and Partnership research findings at The Africa Academy of Management, (Lagos, Nigeria 2020). His 2016 publication Coaching Urban Gymnastics in Chicago's Extreme Conditions was published by Chapman University, Journal of Business and Management. In 2014, Bethel New Life Community Development Corporation (CDC) published Chicago Westside Economic Development white paper co-authored by Robert. In 2013, his co-authored book, Extraordinary Leadership, was published by Edward Elgar Publishing. Moreover, his presentation experience includes, The Academy of Management’s international conferences (Lyon, France, 2012; Johannesburg, South Africa, 2013).

Education

  • B.A. Ohio State University, 1978
  • M.S. Roosevelt University, 1989
  • PMP Project Management Institute, 2009
  • M.O.T. University of Illinois, 2013
  • Ph.D. Benedictine University, 2014

Learn more about the online M.A. in Organizational Leadership program.