Pamela A. Gibson, Associate Professor
Dr. Gibson received her PhD in Public Policy and Administration and Masters of Public Administration degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree from the University of Virginia.
Dr. Gibson has taught for Christopher Newport University, Old Dominion University, University of Virginia, University of Richmond, and VCU. Prior to entering academia, she served the public in the mental health field; lastly, as Program Coordinator for the Georgia Cobb County and Douglas County Boards of Health. Dr. Gibson also served as a management consultant for the Kennedy Institute in Washington, DC and for the Center for Community Development, Inc. in Cheverly, Maryland creating and implementing grants for agency growth.
Her work in community services began in residential care as Executive Director for Residential Services for the developmentally disabled of Butler County, Pennsylvania and then as Director of Residential Services in Maryland for the Rock Creek Foundation for Mental Health.
Dr. Gibson joined the faculty at Troy University in November, 2009. She teaches the Foundations, Public Policy, and Ethics courses for Troy and is currently conducting research in the moral development of ethics instructors and the so-called research-practice gap between academic exploration and the professional practice of management.
Dr. Gibson is a member of the American Society of Public Administration and has been a past president of the Hampton Roads Chapter.
Last Updated: 07/27/2016