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Robert S. Rubin

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Saint Louis University
  • MA, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • BA, Psychology, Indiana University


Professor Rubin is an award-winning teacher and scholar specializing in the areas of organizational behavior and human resource management. His current research examines leadership assessment and development, organizational citizenship behavior and graduate management education. He has been published in numerous books and leading academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, The Leadership Quarterly and Academy of Management Learning & Education.

Rubin is currently an associate editor of the Academy of Management Learning & Education and the co-director of DePaul's Business Education Insider. In 2013, Rubin co-authored a textbook (McGraw Hill) entitled Managing Organizational Behavior: What Great Managers Know and Do. Rubin's research has been profiled in national publications including BusinessWeek, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, The Financial Times and the Chronicle of Higher Education.

In addition to his academic work, Rubin provides consulting services to a variety of industries serving such clients as Capsim, Discover Financial Services, IRI, Inteliquent, Fifth Third Bank, Lenze, Thyssen Krupp, Vi Living and numerous others. His consulting work spans topics such as human capital management, human resources, leadership assessment and development, managerial coaching and organization development.

Research Areas

Leadership assessment and development, organizational citizenship behavior, graduate management education. ​