Robin Esau is an instructor in Nonprofit Leadership Studies at Murray State University.
She received both her bachelor's and master's degrees from Murray State and earned
the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential through the Nonprofit Leadership
Alliance. A member of the Association of Certified Nonprofit Professionals and the
Kentucky Nonprofit Network, she is also involved with local community nonprofits and
has served on a number of their governing boards. With an interest in international
service, she has developed and led community-service-focused study abroad experiences
to Germany, Austria, South Korea, and Jamaica, where program participants served with
international NGOs. During her time at Murray State, she has been engaged in many
service-learning and civic-engagement campus efforts, including key roles with Martin
Luther King, Jr. Day, Pay it Forward, AmeriCorps, and other grant-funded initiatives.
Prior to her work at Murray State, she held leadership positions in children and youth
ministries. That work, along her with engagement with a variety of local and global
religious organizations, has fueled a strong interest in the area of faith-based philanthropy.
Master of Science, Human Development and Leadership/International Education Administration
- Murray State University;
Bachelor of Integrated Studies/Human Services: Nonprofit Leadership - Murray State
Areas of Specialization:
Leadership, Governance, Human Resources, Volunteer Management, Programming, Advocacy,
Global Citizenship, and International Service