Texas Tech University

Kyle L. Roberson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Email: kyle.roberson@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-2004

Office: Human Sciences 280

Kyle Roberson


Dr. Kyle Roberson was born and raised in Arlington Texas.  He joined the Army in 1989 and served over 21 years with active duty and reserve service, retiring in 2010.  Dr. Roberson also recently retired from the Federal Bureau of Prisons where he served as the educational administrator for Federal Correctional Institution Oxford in Oxford, Wisconsin. Dr. Roberson earned his undergrad at Bellevue University in 2011, his Masters in FCS Education from South Dakota State University in 2012, and his Ph.D. from Texas Tech University in May 2019.

Research Focus

Educational programming within prisons and jails and the wellbeing of families of the incarcerated.

Research Interests or Areas of Expertise:

Ethnography and Autoethnography as a method to study and tell the stories of how inmates and families deal with the effects of incarceration, separation, and the reentry process.

Selected Publications

Roberson, K. L., Alexander, K. L. (2021). Human connections: Using self-reflection to gain insights for improving relationships and reducing recidivism. Corrections Today, 83(5), 22-26.

Roberson, K. L. (2021). Advocating through research & storytelling. The Candle: Journal of Phi Upsilon Omicron, 102(1), 6-7.

Roberson, K. L. (2020). Unexpected connections: An FCSE recruitment success story. The Candle: Journal of Phi Upsilon Omicron, 101(1), 8-9.

Roberson, K. L., Alexander, K., Lesley, M., Rehm, M. (2019). A Road Never Traveled: Using Autoethnography to Gain Insights for Improving Correctional Education and Reducing Recidivism. Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University

Roberson, K. L. (2018). Happenstance & habitudes. The Candle: Journal of Phi Upsilon Omicron, 99(1), 10-11.

Roberson, K. L. (2015). The sensible choice: Family and consumer sciences in correctional education. Corrections Today, 77(6), 42-45.

Family & Consumer Sciences Education

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