Ronald Riggio, Ph.D. 

Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology

Department

Psychological Science

Areas of Expertise

Human Resources Management
Innovation
Leadership
Non-Verbal Communication
Organizational Psychology

Biography

Professor Riggio has been at CMC since 1996. Prior to that he worked in the Cal State and University of California systems for many years. He is a leadership scholar and organizational psychologist, but his early background was in social psychology and nonverbal communication.

 

Education

B.S., Santa Clara University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

 

Awards and Affiliations

Outstanding Teacher Award, Western Psychological Association, 1993

 

Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise, Cal State Fullerton, 1985/86, 1986/87, 1987/88, 1988/89, 1989/90

 

Professor of the Year, Dept. of Psychology, CSUF, 1982/83, 1984/85, 1994/95

 

Honorary Faculty Member, Golden Key National Honor Society, 1990

 

Honorary Life Membership, Claremont McKenna College Alumni Association, 2013

 

Elected President of Western Psychological Association 2008

 

Research and Publications

Recent Leadership Publications

 

Recent I/O Psychology Publications

 

Schleicher, D.J., Day, D.V., Mayes, B.T., & Riggio, R.E. (2002). A new frame for frame of reference training: Enhancing the construct validity of assessment centers. Journal of Applied Psychology, 87, 735-746.

 

            Uhl-Bien, M., Riggio, R.E., Lowe, K.B., & Carsten, M.K.  (2014).  Followership theory: A review and research agenda.  The Leadership Quarterly, 25(1), 83-104.

 

Recent Publications in Nonverbal Communication

 

Riggio, R.E., & Feldman, R.S. (Eds.) (2005). Applications of nonverbal communication. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence erlbaum Associates.

 

Riggio, R.E. (2010). Before emotional intelligence: Research on nonverbal, emotional, and social competences. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 3, 178-182

 

Riggio, R.E. (2010). Emotional intelligence and interpersonal competencies. In M. Rothstein & R. Burke (Eds.), Self-management and leader development. (pp. 160-182). Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar Publishing.

 

Recent Publications in Higher Education/Outcome Assessment

 

Riggio, R.E., Ciulla, J., & Sorenson, G. (2003). Leadership education at the undergraduate level: A liberal arts approach to leadership development. In S.E. Murphy & R.E. Riggio (Eds.). The future of leadership development. (pp. 223-236). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

Riggio, R.E., Mayes, B.T., & Schleicher, D.J. (2003). Using assessment center methods for outcome assessment. Journal of Management Inquiry.12, 68-78.

 
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