Professor, School of Public and Global Affairs

Contact Information


  • Seminar in Strategic Management Research and Policy Analysis
  • Productivity and Human Performance
  • Project Report


  • Government and public administration


  • DPA, Nova-Southeastern University
  • MPA, Rutgers University
  • MA, Secondary Mathematics, Glassboro State College (Rowan University)
  • BA, Secondary Mathematics, Glassboro State College

Academic Profile

Dr. Paulette Laubsch joined the full-time faculty of Fairleigh Dickinson University in August 2001 after retiring from the State of New Jersey Department of Labor with over 31 years of service. In addition to a Doctorate in Public Administration from Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Laubsch earned an MPA degree from Rutgers University, and a MA in secondary math education, and a BA in mathematics and secondary mathematics education from Glassboro State College (now Rowan University).

Dr. Laubsch started with the Department of Labor as an Employment Services Trainee and rose through the ranks to become an Assistant Commissioner of Employment Security and Job Training. In that position, she was responsible for the operations of the Employment Services Offices, the Unemployment Insurance Offices, and the Disability Insurance Program.  She also served as a loaned executive with the State Employment and Training Commission, the state agency responsible for education, training, and employment policy review and assessment.

As a Certified Public Manager, Dr. Laubsch received her designation in 1984 and she has been active in the state and national societies where she had various elected and appointed positions. She was a recipient of the prestigious Henning Award, an award from the American Academy of Certified Public Managers to a member of the organization who they feel best exemplified public management.

Dr. Laubsch started as an adjunct at the University in 1999. She teaches a variety of graduate courses in FDU’s School of Public and Global Affairs programs. Dr. Laubsch recently designed numerous online graduate courses within the Master of Administrative Science, Master of Sports Administration, and Master of Science in Homeland Security programs. 

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