Sheryllynn Roberts, Ph.D.

Sheryllynn Roberts, Ph.D, is a business and economics researcher at the Center for Community and Business Research (CCBR). She was conferred a doctorate in Business Administration by the Department of Management from the University of Texas at Arlington, specializing in Entrepreneurship. She served as faculty at UTA, teaching Entrepreneurship and Management Process Theory from 2005 to 2012. Sheryllynn has worked extensively in the development of individual and group level behavioral learning in entrepreneurial processes, resulting in many business start-ups among her students. She has consulted with a range of nascent, start-up, mid-size, and large firms from a variety of industries.

Her research has focused on Entrepreneurial Orientation in terms of strategic process modeling, in addition to investigation of related behavioral and cognitive factors. Additional background includes organizational theory and organizational behavior, as well as examination of the parts played by rational economic and social construction strategies; a recent example of her research focuses on the ecology of crowd-fund actors and platforms.

Sheryllynn holds memberships with, reviews for, and regularly presents papers at the Academy of Management, Southern Management Academy, and United States Association of Small Business Enterprise. She has served as an organizer of the annual EO3 Professional Development Workshop for the Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division for the past six years, and has presented papers at the Babson Conference.