Joseph Roberts, Ph.D.
Associate Professor at Roger Williams University
Joseph W. Roberts is an Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations and a 2010 Presidential Fellow at Roger Williams University. His book, How the Internet is Changing the Practice of Politics in the Middle East: Political Protest, New Social Movements, and Electronic Samizdat, was published in 2009. He has published in PS: Political Science and Politics and Periodica Islamica. His research interests lie in political communications, Middle East social movements, internationalizing the curriculum, political conflict, and environmental politics. As the Secretary of the Barrington Conservation Commission, he also has a keen interest in environmental, economic, and political issues in Rhode Island.
Faculty Senate - Roger Williams University, 2008-Present
Barrington High School (Rhode Island) Model United Nations Advisor - 2009-Present
Faculty Advisor to Pi Sigma Alpha, National Honor Society of Political Science - Roger Williams University, 2009-Present
Faculty Advisor, Model United Nations and Model Arab League Associations - Roger Williams University, 2009-Present
Faculty Advisory Committee - National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations, Washington, DC, 2010-Present
Barrington, Rhode Island Conservation Commission - 2010-Present; Secretary 2014-Present
Treasurer, Political Science Education Section of American Political Science Association - 2014-Present
- Ph.D., Political Science | University of Utah
- M.A., Middle East Studies; Political Science | University of Utah
- B.A., Individualized Major: Diplomatic History and International Relations: Southwest Asian and Islamic Civilization | University of Tennessee, Knoxville