Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Robert was born in Hot Springs, AR, where he attended Lakeside High School and later attended Hendrix College where he attained a Bachelor of Arts in Politics with a minor in Economics. While at Hendrix, Robert was able to complete various internship and fellowship opportunities, providing him with a diverse set of professional experiences. From working as a trainee in the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, to working in a federal economic development agency in Clarksdale, Mississippi, Robert has perused his passion for helping others and advancing the public interest with vigor. During his undergraduate career Robert was a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society and a Hendrix College Leadership Scholar. Robert’s undergraduate senior thesis focused on the impact of state historic preservation tax credits, a line of research he hopes to continue pursuing at the University of Georgia.