Kerry Roberts Gibson

Faculty Affiliate, Center for Positive Organizations

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, Babson College

Kerry Roberts Gibson is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at Babson College. Her research focuses on how dyadic work relationships are developed and maintained within organizations. Kerry explores relationship development mechanisms, such as self-disclosure, as a way to understand the micromoves that occur within a dyad, which then impact the larger organization.

Kerry’s research has been published in the Academy of Management ReviewOrganizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, the Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Harvard Business Review online. Kerry has presented her research at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, the Positive Relationships at Work Microcommunity Research Meeting, and the International Association of Positive Psychology World Congress.

Kerry currently serves on the steering committee for the Positive Relationships at Work Microcommunity and is a member of the Academy of Management. She won the Early Career Scholarship Award from Babson College in 2019 and was voted 2014 Ph.D. Candidate of the Year by the Scheller College of Business Undergraduates. She earned both her PhD and MBA from Georgia Tech and holds an undergraduate degree from Georgia State University. Kerry previously worked as a senior digital marketing consultant for a restaurant chain, managing a range of chain-wide initiatives and sales innovation strategy.