Petra A Robinson Author of Evaluating Organization Development
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Petra A Robinson

Assistant Professor
Louisiana State University

Dr. Robinson is an Assistant Professor at Louisiana State University in the School of Human Resource Education and Workforce Development. Keenly interested in issues of race, class, gender, and color, her research focuses on colorism, international adult learning and development, and social justice in education across multiple institutional types and learning contexts.

Biography

Dr. Robinson is an Assistant Professor at Louisiana State University (LSU) and the Advisor for students in the LSU Online Masters of Human Resource Education and Leadership Development. She received her PhD in Educational Administration and Human Resource Development from Texas A&M University, in 2011 with a focus on Adult Education. Keenly interested in issues of race, class, gender, and color, her research focuses on colorism, international adult learning and development, and social justice in education across multiple institutional types and learning contexts.

While at Texas A&M University, Dr. Robinson served as a graduate teaching/ research assistant, teaching human resource development courses and serving as an academic advisor to undergraduate students in human resource development and interdisciplinary studies. She also worked with the faculty development Higher Education Teaching Institute at Lone Star College System in Houston, Texas. Prior to joining LSU, Dr. Robinson was a Research Associate for the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Chair in Education in the Graduate School of Education, Department of Psychology at Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Issues related to traditionally minoritized populations, especially  race, class, gender, and color,
    Expertise and  research focuses on colorism, international adult learning and development, and social justice in education across multiple institutional types and learning contexts.

Books

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