Ed.D., Oklahoma State University
Dr. Libertus previously worked with World Bank and Asian Development projects and for the United States Agency for International Development. Libertus has experience in the business world through an international management company-SISU. She also has been the President of the United Nations Association of Eastern Oklahoma.
Her passion for international work has directed her towards numerous global 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. 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.
Dr. Libertus trains students through her academic trips, Global Crisis Simulations, Model United Nations, pertinent internships, relevant classes such as Protocol and Diplomacy. She has taken students to the Embassies, USAID, major law firm and investment company in the Middle East, effective non-governmental organizations, and to meet dignitaries as well as refugees. Libertus 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 in the local international, and globally. She continues to be on the board of United Nations Association and an active member of Tulsa Global Alliance. Dr. Libertus received her B.A. in International Relations and M.A. in English as a Second Language from Oral Roberts University. She received her Doctorate in Adult Education from Oklahoma State University. Her forte is preparing students for international work.