Gary E. Roberts, Ph.D.

Gary E. Roberts, Ph.D.

MPA Director & Professor · Email · CV

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Gary E. Roberts joined the faculty of the Robertson School of Government in the Fall of 2003 with teaching and research specializations in Public Administration. Prior to his arrival at Regent University, Dr. Roberts served as a tenured faculty member at Fairleigh Dickinson University and the University of Memphis. Dr Roberts has worked in both the public and nonprofit sectors in the areas of human resource management and community development. His teaching areas include nonprofit administration, human resource management, and public administration.

Dr. Roberts possesses extensive experience in public administration curriculum development, program performance measurement/evaluation and accreditation issues. Current research interests center on workplace spiritual intelligence, servant leader human resource policy and practice, the impact of the religious friendly workplace, and organizational policies to promote employee work-life balance. He has authored four books and 45 plus journal articles and book chapters on various human resource and public management issues. His work appears in the Review of Public Personnel Administration, Public Productivity & Management Review, American Review of Public Administration, and Public Personnel Management, among others Dr. Roberts was the Book Review Editor for the Review of Public Personnel Administration, served on the editorial review boards of the flagship public human resource journals, and is an active journal manuscript reviewer.

Fields of Expertise:

  • Public Administration
  • Non-Profit Organizations