Donna Roberts

Associate Dean for Faculty and Professor, College of Arts and Sciences; Department Chair, Behavioral and Social Sciences
Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
College of Arts & Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Psychology, Sociology, Generational Studies, Higher Education, Arts & Humanities, Human Factors, Research Methods
Donna  Roberts

Dr. Donna Roberts is a Professor and the Associate Dean for Faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences. She also serves as the Department Chair for Behavioral and Social Sciences. She is an active fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and a member of the ERAU Jack R. Hunt Society. Donna has been with Embry-Riddle since 2003 and held positions including Interim Dean of COAS, Dean of Academic Affairs-International Region, Regional Associate Dean-European Region, Center Faculty Chair-Northern Italy, Discipline Chair of Sociology & Psychology and the Associate Discipline Chair of Social Sciences and Economics. 

Dr. Roberts' research interests encompass various areas of psychology and education, including personality, consumer psychology, media psychology, generational studies, learning styles and the intersection between psychology and the arts. 

Dr. Roberts resides in Europe. In her free time she enjoys writing, traveling, reading, and quilting. She is an avid supporter of human and animal rights.

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology: General Psychology, Northcentral University
  • M.A.S. - Master of Aeronautical Science in Aviation/Aerospace Education Technology and Aviation Aerospace Management, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • M.Ed. - Master of Education, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
  • M.Ed. - Master of Education in Counseling and Personnel Services, University of Maryland-University College
  • M.B.A. - Master of Business Administration in Business Administration in Aviation, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • M. - Master in Human Relations, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Maryland-University College
  • A.A. - Associate of Arts in Computer Studies, University of Maryland-University College

  • The Professional Bookkeeping and Accounting Program - Professional Career Development Institute

  • MSHF 606: Human Cognition
  • SOCI 210: Introduction to Sociology
  • HUMN 330: Values and Ethics

ERAU - Associate Dean for Faculty, Worldwide College of Arts & Sciences

ERAU - Interim Dean, Worldwide College of Arts & Sciences

ERAU - Department Chair, Behavioral & Social Sciences, Worldwide College of Arts & Sciences

ERAU - Department Chair, Applied Sciences, Worldwide College of Arts & Sciences

ERAU - Department Chair, Social Sciences and Economics, Worldwide College of Arts & Sciences

ERAU - Dean of Academic Affairs - International Region

ERAU - Regional Associate Dean - European Region

ERAU - Center Faculty Chair - Northern Italy

City Colleges of Chicago – Europe - Area Manager, Mediterranean Region

City Colleges of Chicago – Europe – Faculty, Social Sciences

City Colleges of Chicago – Europe - Course Production Specialist

University of Oklahoma - Field Office Manager

Metric Systems Corporation - United States Air Force (USAFE) Rangeless Interim Training System (URITS) Technical Specialist

University of Maryland - Field Office Manager

Member, ERAU Jack R. Hunt Society

Member, ERAU Legacy Society

Member, ERAU Eagle Society

Writer, ERAU Eagle Writer's Corps

Fellow, The Royal Society of the Arts

Fellow, The Behavioral International Economic Development Society (BIED)

Fellow, Awesome Foundation

Fellow, Wiki Education

  • Aircraft Accident Prevention and Investigation Certificate
  • Certificate in Consumer Psychology
  • Global Brand Management Certificate
  • Southern Association of College and University Business Officers (SACUBO) Professional Development Certificate
  • Blackboard Catalyst Award Exemplary Course - Award for Outstanding Course Development - HUMN 400 - Science and Aviation/Aerospace Technology in Society
  • College of Arts & Sciences Faculty of the Year Award
  • Embry-Riddle European Region Faculty of the Year Award
  • Verlag Kovac Publishing Grant
  • The Awesome Foundation Grant