Robert F. Welker
An associate professor who teaches courses in business law, Robert Welker is a member of the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy and has been a full-time member of USF's faculty since 1966. He was admitted by examination to practice law in Florida, Indiana (inactive), and Pennsylvania (inactive).
His research has been published in the American Business Law Journal four times and he has written chapters for textbooks and review course materials.
Welker has a BA in political science from Earlham College, an MBA from USF, and a JD from Indiana University. He is a member of the Temple Terrace Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Indiana Bar Association, Hillsborough County Bar Association, American Business Law Association, and Tampa Bay Estate Planning Council. At USF, he serves on departmental committees and has a leadership role within the USF Chapter of the United Faculty of Florida in which he currently serves as the union's Chief Negotiator and senator for that organization. He is a member of the Faculty Senate.
- BUL 3320 - Law and Business I
Welker's main research interest is collective bargaining in the public sector.
- Provides pro bono legal services to numerous individuals.