Michael Roberts, PhD

Vice President for Research and Emerging Initiatives;
Dean, College of Science,

Coastal Carolina University

Dr. Michael Roberts serves as the Dean of the College of Science at Coastal Carolina University, in Conway South Carolina. The largest academic unit at the University, the College’s nearly 200 faculty support undergraduate and graduate students in a wide range of disciplines including Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Marine Science, and Public Health. In his role as Vice President for Emerging Initiatives, Dr. Roberts oversees the development of entrepreneurial activities through the 5thT Innovation Group: the owner/operator of two regional technology business incubators. He received his Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Virginia, and performed post-doctoral work in the Neurology Department at Stony Brook University.