Ronald Riggio, Ph.D.
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.
Areas of Expertise
Human Resources Management, Innovation, Leadership, Non-Verbal Communication, Organizational Psychology
Selected Research and Publications
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.
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.
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
Ronald Riggio, Ph.D.
Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational PsychologyEducation: B.S., Santa Clara University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, RiversideDepartment: PsychologyOffice Hours: Tues & Thurs, 02:30PM - 03:30PMEmail: email@example.comPhone: (909) 607-2997Fax: (909) 607-5252Address: Kravis Center 448Website: Curriculum Vitae: rriggio.pdf
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