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Prof. Ron Riggio

Visiting Leadership Scholar

Henry Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, Kravis Center, Claremont, California

Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D. is currently the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology at Claremont McKenna College. Dr. Riggio’s research interests center on charismatic and transformational leadership, the role of communication skills in leader effectiveness, and the development of leadership potential across the lifespan.

Dr. Riggio has published nearly two-dozen authored or edited books and more than 150 articles and book chapters. He has also served as a consultant to dozens of organizations, large and small, across the business, education, and non-profit sectors. He is the co-editor, along with Georgia Sorenson, of the Routledge/Taylor & Francis book series: Leadership: Research and Practice. Dr. Riggio was President of the Western Psychology Association and has received numerous honors for teaching and research.