Kristie Roberts-Lewis, Assistant Professor
Dr. Kristie Roberts-Lewis currently serves as an Assistant Professor and Atlanta Site MPA Internship Director at Troy University. Dr. Roberts-Lewis is a native of Atlanta Georgia and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from Fort Valley State University, a Masters of Public Administration Degree at Albany State University with a dual concentration in General and Human Resource Management and a earned a Ph.D. from Jackson State University in Public Policy & Administration. Dr. Roberts-Lewis has recently joined the Troy MPA faculty and has taught previously at Clark Atlanta University for 7 years and 2 years at Jackson State University.
Dr. Roberts-Lewis has also completed post- graduate studies at Beijing Union University in Beijing, China, Oxford University, Oxford England and a post doctoral fellowship at Syracuse University, Syracuse New York the first person of color to receive this recognition from the Mellon Foundation and the Future of Minority Studies Program.
Concomitantly, Dr. Roberts-Lewis completed a Fulbright Hays Fellowship in Ghana West Africa studying the “Food Insecurity: A Critical Analysis of the Food for Peace Program and the Impact on Ghanaian Women and Children.” Dr. Roberts-Lewis has authored several articles in both domestic and international outlets and is actively involved in numerous civic organizations.
Dr. Roberts-Lewis has been inducted into “Who’s Who Among Collegiate Faculty in 2010”, “Who’s Who of America in 2002" and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Metropolitan Atlanta Chapter, where she actively works with at-risk youth, fund development and public policy issues affecting women. Moreover, Dr. Roberts-Lewis actively participates in the following organizations: Toastmasters International, the Conference of Minority Public Administrators, The American Society of Public Administrators, and the National Forum for Black Public Administrators, The American Association of University Women and the Atlanta Suburban Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
Last Updated: 04/01/2013