Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts ’92
Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts is an author, professor, researcher and organizational consultant. She is the Professor of Psychology, Culture and Organization Studies in Antioch University’s Ph.D. Program in Leadership and Change.
Dr. Roberts has served on the faculties of several of the world’s top-ranked business schools: Harvard, University of Michigan, Wharton, Simmons, Georgia State and Tuck. She is also a faculty affiliate of the AVT Business School (Copenhagen, Denmark), the Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship (Ann Arbor), and the Center for Gender in Organizations (Boston). She has earned accolades for her executive, MBA, and undergraduate business and psychology courses in leadership, organizational behavior, group dynamics, talent management, diversity and negotiations in the United States, Europe and Africa.
Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts is also the co-founder and CEO of RPAQ Solutions, Inc., an Atlanta-based research and consulting firm that brings strength-based practices to leaders who seek extraordinary performance and personal fulfillment. Dr. Roberts is an architect of personal and professional alignment, who helps leaders to unlock the pathways for constructing, sustaining and restoring positive identities at work.
A thought leader in the areas of authenticity, identity, diversity, strengths, and value creation, Dr. Roberts has published an edited book, Exploring Positive Identities and Organizations (Roberts & Dutton, Eds.), and dozens of top-ranked, book chapters, and case studies. Her publications are among the most popular products from Harvard Business School Publishing. She has been featured in several media outlets, including CNBC’s The Millionaire Inside. Dr. Roberts’ extensive scholarship, tools, and workshops help leaders to discover and enact their best selves in their professional and personal lives.
Dr. Roberts earned a BA in Psychology with highest distinction and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Virginia. She received her MA and Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan. She lives near Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and business partner, Rev. Darryl D. Roberts, JD, MDiv, and their daughter.