Dr. Katherine Roberto


Ph.D. in Business Administration – Management: University of Texas at Arlington, 2014
M.S. in Psychology: University of Texas at Arlington, 2006
B.A., Psychology & Religion: Austin College, 2003

Joined the faculty in 2015

  • Research Interests:  Diversity affecting the selection process, particularly in political ideology, education and age; Employability; Social Identity; Social Cognition
  • Teaching Interests: Organizational Behavior, Human Resources, Leadership


Dr. Roberto graduated from Austin College in Sherman, TX in 2003 with a BA in Psychology and Religion. She earned a M.S. in Psychology with an emphasis in Industrial/Organizational Psychology in 2006 and a Ph.D. in Management with an emphasis in Organizational Behavior in 2014 from the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). Before earning her doctorate, she worked mostly in the field of Human Resources. Between 2008 and 2015, she was an Adjunct Professor at Tarrant County College teaching various psychology courses. From 2013-2015, she served as a lecturer/visiting professor at UTA in the Department of Management. Dr. Roberto joined the College of Business at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi as an Assistant Professor of Management in 2015. She has published several articles relating to diversity in attraction and selection of employees.

Selected Publications

  • Employer perceptions of online versus face-to-face degree programs. Journal of Employment Counseling (2019)
  • Elections and selection: The role of political ideology in selection decisions, Human Resource Management Review (2019)
  • Right versus left: How does political ideology affect the workplace?, Journal of Organizational Behavior (2018)
  • The hidden family lives of single adults without dependent children, The Oxford Handbook of Work and Family (2016)
  • Keen, groovy, wicked, or phat, it is all cool: Generational stereotyping and social identity. Generational diversity at work: New research perspectives (2014)


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