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Quinetta Roberson

2019 Speaker

QUINETTA ROBERSON, Ph.D. is the Fred J. Springer Endowed Chair in Business Leadership at the Villanova School of Business. Previously, she was on the faculty at Cornell University. She has been a visiting scholar at universities on six continents, and has more than twenty years of global experience in teaching courses, facilitating workshops, and advising organizations on leadership, talent management and diversity. Roberson has published over twenty five scholarly journal articles and book chapters, and edited a Handbook of Diversity in the Workplace (2013). Her research and consulting work focus on developing organizational capability and enhancing effectiveness through the strategic management of people, particularly diverse work teams, and is informed by her background in finance, having worked as a financial analyst and small business development consultant prior to obtaining her doctorate.  She earned her Ph.D. in organizational behavior from the University of Maryland, and holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in finance. @VU_business