Sherylle Tan, Ph.D.
Areas of Expertise
Sherylle J. Tan is a developmental psychologist whose research interests include leadership education, women and leadership, and work-family issues. Dr. Tan has published articles and chapters. Most recently, Dr. Tan is series co-editor of Sage teaching case study collection on Women and Leadership and co-edited Women’s Leadership Journeys: Stories, Research, and Novel Perspectives (2019), with Lisa DeFrank-Cole. Other co-edited books include Leader Interpersonal and Influence Skills: The Soft Skills of Leadership (with Ron Riggio, 2014) and The Changing Realities of Work and Family: A Multidisciplinary Approach (with Amy Marcus-Newhall and Diane Halpern, 2008). Dr. Tan was elected 2016 chair for the International Leadership Association’s Women and Leadership Affinity Group (WLAG) and continues to serve as an emerita member of the WLAG Executive Leadership Team. Dr. Tan has over 15 years of experience as an evaluator and evaluation consultant for non-profit agencies providing services for children and families in Southern California.
Ph.D., Psychology, Applied Developmental Psychology, Claremont Graduate University; M.A., Psychology, Claremont Graduate University; B.A., Psychology, University of California, Irvine
Research and Publications
DeFrank-Cole, L. & Tan, S. J. (Manuscript in preparation). Women and Leadership. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
Day, D. V., Riggio, R., Conger, J., & Tan, S. J. (Guest Editors) (in preparation). 21st Century Leadership Development: Bridging Science and Practice. [Special Issue]. The Leadership Quarterly.
Tan, S. J. & DeFrank-Cole, L. (Eds.). (2019). Women’s Leadership Journeys: Stories, Research, and Novel Perspectives. New York, NY: Taylor and Francis.
Tan, S. J. & DeFrank-Cole, L. (Series Editors). (2018, January). Women and Leadership Teaching Cases. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Business Cases.
DeFrank-Cole, L. & Tan, S. J. (Guest Editors) (2017). Reimagining Leadership for Millennial Women: Perspectives Across Generations. [Special Symposium]. Journal of Leadership Studies, 10(4), 43-74.
Riggio, R. & Tan, S. J. (Eds.) (2013). Leader Interpersonal and Influence Skills: The Soft Skills of Leadership. New York, NY: Taylor and Francis.
Marcus-Newhall, A., Halpern, D. F., & Tan, S. J. (Eds.) (2008). The Changing Realities of Work and Family: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.