Robyn is an experienced consultant with expertise rooted in data analysis, qualitative and quantitative public policy research, political communications, campaign development, and data management. She joined Emergent Method in 2018 and has since focused her efforts with many of the firm’s projects involving outreach and engagement, strategic communications, and disaster recovery. Robyn lends her expertise to statistical analysis and coding in software programs including R, Stata, SPSS, HTML, CSS, and various CRM database software.
Robyn is currently an adjunct professor at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication where she has taught numerous undergraduate courses such as Political Communication Writing and Political Communication Research. Prior to joining Emergent Method, Robyn was a principal at Stiles Consulting, LLC where she managed various data-driven projects for clients including state-wide campaigns and business and political advocacy groups. She previously worked in data mining and media and government relations for firms such as i-360, Eberle Communications Group, and Media Research Center.
In addition to her professional and academic affiliations, Robyn has held numerous leadership and volunteer positions. She currently serves on the board for Make Politics Positive, a national advocacy organization focused on catalyzing cross-partisan political conversation and making the political system accessible to all. Robyn is an active alumna of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She has previously served as a member of the Young Alumnae Board for the Alpha Chi Omega National Foundation, chapter advisor for the American University chapter, and student trustee for the Alpha Chi Omega National Foundation Board of Trustees.
Robyn earned her Doctorate of Philosophy in Mass Communication and Public Affairs from Louisiana State University in 2018. She also holds a Master of Professional Studies with a concentration in Political Management from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Robyn received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley.