Ronald Riggio, Ph.D.
Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology
Areas of Expertise:
- Awards and Affiliations
- Research and Publications
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.
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
Recent Leadership Publications
Special Issue on Longitudinal Studies of Leadership Development. The Leadership Quarterly, Vol. 22 #3. Guest Editor: Ronald E. Riggio
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.