Home > Faculty Profiles

Dr. Ruby Libertus

Assistant Professor of International Relations


Ed.D., Oklahoma State University
M. A., Oral Roberts University
B.A., Oral Roberts University

Curriculum Vita

Contact Information

phone: 918-495-6024
e-mail: rlibertus@oru.edu


Curriculum Vita

Dr. Ruby Libertus advises the International Relations and Global Studies degrees at Oral Roberts University. Having worked on World Bank and Asian Development projects in the United States Agency for International Development and President of the United Nations Association of Eastern Oklahoma, Dr. Libertus brings many years of experience with her.
Dr. Libertus has been involved in numerous international projects throughout her career. She took the first ever all-girl academic development/international relations trip to India and Sri Lanka in 2013, the first academic trip to the United Arab Emirates and Jordan, and travelled to Asia for tsunami relief working with USAID and Habitat for Humanity. One of her passions inside the classroom is to make International Relations practical and relevant to students, helping them to realize they can make a difference in people's lives at this stage in their lives.
She has travelled extensively with her students working with numerous organizations all across the globe and strives to acclimate them as much as possible to the International Relations world. Her dedication to her students and efforts in international relations and development earned her the Alumni Mentoring through Service Learning Award in 2014. She continually leads and organizes service trips with students in an effort to develop leaders and challenge them in diverse settings. Libertus also sits on the Study Abroad and Travel Committee and is a Global U and Forum advisor, honors that she continually utilizes to make a difference locally and globally.
Dr. Libertus received her B.A. in International Relations from Oral Roberts University, M.A. in English as a Second Language from Oral Roberts University and her Doctorate in Education from Oklahoma State University.