Robert Dibie, Ph.D. is a Professor of Public Policy and Management in the Department of Public Administration and Health Management (PAHM) at Indiana University, Kokomo, USA. He was the Dean of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) from 2005-2012. Professor Dibie has published several books and more than 80 peer-reviewed journal articles in the area of environmental policy, civil society, public management , sustainable development, public policy, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), women empowerment and ethics.

Professor Dibie has presented research papers in over a hundred national and international conferences. He has also served as keynote speaker in many national and international forums, including the United States, Jamaica, South Africa, England, Ethiopia, Trinidad and Tobago, and Nigeria. Professor Dibie has consulted for several universities and NGOs in the Caribbean Islands, United States, and Africa. He is currently the Editor of the Journal of International Politics and Development (JIPAD).