Robert Singleton is an Associate Professor of Economics at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He currently teaches Economic Geography, Labor Economics, Urban Economics, Regional Economics and Local Economic Development. He served as Chairman of the department for twenty years.
He began his career in positions of research at the local, state, and federal levels, focusing on projects in the area of job training, urban economic growth, education finance, governance, municipal finance, and taxation reform.
Before coming to Loyola, Dr. Singleton served simultaneously as a faculty member at the Graduate School of Management at UCLA, and as the founding director of the UCLA Center for African-American Studies.
Dr. Singleton earned a B.A. in Political Science, a Masters degree in International Economics, and a Ph.D. in Urban and Labor Economics at UCLA.