Department of Political Science

Paula Bobrowski

Paula Bobrowski Professor Emeritus
302 Tichenor Hall
(334) 750-7902

Office Hours

  • By appointment


Paula Bobrowski is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Political Science. She previously served as the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies and the Executive Director of the Women’s Leadership Institute at Auburn University, and she served as department chair in two departments.  She is the past president of the Fulbright Association Alabama Chapter. She has had an extensive international career and developed several international programs and taught in several countries.  Among these experiences are working with the World Health Organization and International Eye Foundation as a researcher and consultant in Saudi Arabia, and as Fulbright scholar in Japan.

Dr. Bobrowski holds a BSN from Oregon Health & Science University, an MBA in International Business and Marketing from University of Oregon, a PhD in Marketing & International Technology Management from Syracuse University, and a Certificate in Leadership from Harvard University. She has been at Auburn University since 2005.

Dr. Bobrowski is a Fulbright Research Fellow and a SENCER Leadership Fellow, and she has received the Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence from the State of New York. She has received several research and program development grants including two BIE Title VI-B grants for developing international business education. She has a passion for developing leadership and international programs. She is co-author of a textbook titled “Gateway to Business”, and has published numerous research articles in journals such as the International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, Journal of Technology and Management, Journal of Technology Transfer, Journal of Technological Forecasting and Social Change, and Journal of Leadership Studies.

Representative Publications

  • Gateway to Business, 3rd edition (with Pamela L. Cox, Ph.D.): Pacific Crest: Corvallis Oregon, 2001.
  • International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management
  • Journal of Technology and Management
  • Journal of Leadership Studies
  • Journal of Technology Transfer
  • The Journal of Technological Forecasting and Social Change

Last Updated: February 01, 2021