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Newsmaker: Kathleen Glenister Roberts

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Friday, Dec. 24, 2010
 

Residence: Shaler

Family: Husband, Cannon; and two sons, Cooper, 10, and Kieran, 2

Age: 39

Occupation: Associate professor in the Department of Communications and Rhetorical Studies at Duquesne University, and director of the university's core curriculum

Education: Bachelor's degree in English and American studies from the University of Richmond, a master's degree in English and history from the University of Notre Dame, and a doctorate in folkloristics from Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind.

Background: Roberts has worked at Duquesne since 2001. She has been a recipient of the Pennsylvania Communication Association Harvey Kelly Award for Excellence in Teaching, an Order of Omega Teaching Excellence Award and a Paluse Award.

Noteworthy: Roberts has been named director of the Duquesne University Honors College, effective Jan. 1.

Quote: "I'm very honored, and certainly excited about the challenges that go along with it. The best part for me is working with students again."

 

 
 


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