Robyn is an experienced consultant with expertise rooted in research, leadership development, and campaign management. She joined Emergent Method in 2018, focusing her efforts on qualitative and quantitative research, strategic planning, and leadership development for the firm’s clients. Robyn is skilled in data management and quantitative research, with experience conducting national and state-wide surveys. She also has led leadership and talent development services for clients throughout Louisiana, including those with large and highly complex organizational models in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, and is a certified Hogan Assessment leadership coach.
Robyn is an adjunct professor at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication, where she teaches a variety of undergraduate political communication courses. Prior to joining Emergent Method, she was a principal at Stiles Consulting, where she led public policy research, field experiments, and strategy for various clients including state-wide campaigns, public sector organizations, and political advocacy groups. She also previously worked as a consultant in the Washington, DC area specializing in data management and public policy.
Robyn earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Mass Communication and Public Affairs from Louisiana State University. Additionally, she holds a Master of Professional Studies with a concentration in Political Management from GeorgeWashington University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
In addition to her professional and academic affiliations, Robyn serves on the board of the Junior League of Sacramento and is a member of the Woodland Opera House Guild.