Laura Morgan Roberts

laura_morganDr. Laura Morgan Roberts is an author, professor, researcher and organizational consultant. She is the co-founder and Principal of R-PAQ Solutions, LLC, an Atlanta-based research and consulting firm that brings strength-based practices to leaders who seek extraordinary performance and personal fulfillment.

As a professor of organizational behavior, Dr. Roberts has served on the faculties of the Harvard Business School, University of Michigan, Wharton School, Simmons School of Management, and Georgia State University. She is also a faculty affiliate of the Center for Gender in Organizations at the Simmons School of Management in Boston, and a faculty affiliate of the Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business in Ann Arbor. Dr. Roberts 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. 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. She has published her work on authenticity, identity, diversity, strengths, and value creation in her edited book, Exploring Positive Identities and Organizations (Roberts & Dutton, Eds.) and in over 30 articles, book chapters, and case studies.

A native of Gary, Indiana, Dr. Roberts earned her BA in Psychology with highest distinction and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Virginia. She then received her MA and Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan.

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