Dr. Robbie Waters Robichau is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Service and Administration at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. She received her master’s degree from the Bush School in public service and administration in 2007 before going on to earn her doctor of philosophy in public administration and policy with a nonprofit leadership and management certificate from Arizona State University. Dr. Robichau holds a bachelor of business administration from Lamar University..
Before joining Texas A&M, Dr. Robichau was an Assistant Professor at Georgia Southern University, where she taught several nonprofit courses and was engaged in extensive community outreach. She helped start Georgia’s first Teen Reach Adventure Camp for foster teens and the University’s Community Partners Institute with local nonprofit executive directors. Dr. Robichau’s research examines issues of nonprofit management and accountability, marketization practices, civic health, and meaningfulness in public service work. She has been published in the America Review of Public Administration, Nonprofit Policy Forum; Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership, and Governance, and various other journals. She received the 2017 National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) Next Leadership award and the 2012 Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action’s Doctoral Fellowship Program Award.