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Rob Boyle, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Management


Ph.D. in Higher Education, Saint Louis University
M.S. in College Student Personnel Administration, Central Missouri State University
M.S. in Organizational Management, Southeast Missouri State University
B.A. in Communications/Business Administration, University of Southern Maine

Research Interests

Disruption in the Music Industry, Sustainability and Nonprofit Coffeehouses, Entrepreneurial Startups

Professional Experience

  • Vice Chair, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis Board of Directors (2015 - Present)
  • Member, Bull Moose Tube Company Board of Advisors (2019 - Present)

Publications and Media Placements

Boyle, R., Katz, J., & Bagsby, P. (2021). Tiny Sips and Walmart—A Dream or a Curse? Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy Boyle, R. (2019)

“Independent Coffee Shops in the U.S.: A Closer Look at Sustainable Social Entrepreneurship” Sustainable Entrepreneurship: Discovering, Creating and Seizing Opportunities for Blended Value Generation. Routledge. Boyle, R. (2016)

Review of Boss Life by Paul Downs, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 21(1)

Honors and Awards

  • SLU Stars Award, Saint Louis University (2016)
  • Outstanding Building Emergency Coordinator Award, Saint Louis University (2016)
  • Mary A. Breummer Award, Saint Louis University Student Government Association (2012)

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • Academy of Management

Community Work and Service

  • Volunteer, Concordia Lutheran Church Music Worship Team