Tomeka RobinsonAssociate Professor of Rhetoric, and Director of Forensics Hofstra University
Dr. Tomeka Robinson primarily teaches courses in intercultural, organizational, and health
communication. Dr. Robinson’s scholarly interests lie at the intersections of health, culture, and policy.
She is currently president of the Pi Kappa Delta National Forensics Honorary Association, and is the first person of color to hold that position in any national collegiate speech and debate organization. Dr. Robinson is currently involved in several research projects with colleagues at the Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba in Brazil, University of Montana, and the University of Southern Mississippi focusing on global health, crisis, and risk.
Additionally, she has been invited to give several lectures throughout the US and Brazil on health and culture. Dr. Robinson has taken an active role in professional and civic organizations throughout her career. She is currently a member of the Long Island Community and Academic Research Partnership, which focuses on bridging the gap between the community and academics on issues of health disparities.