Ronald Riggio

Ronald Riggio, Ph.D.

Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology

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.

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


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Tuesday, 12-1 p.m., Friday, 12-1 p.m.

(909) 607-2997

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Kravis Center 448

Curriculum Vitae

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Areas of Expertise

Human Resources Management, Innovation, Leadership, Non-Verbal Communication, Organizational Psychology

Selected Research and Publications

Selected 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