Ronald Riggio, PhD

Director, Science Advisory Board

Ronald E. Riggio, PhD 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 joined LWF’s Science Advisory Board in 2010 and the Advisory Board of Directors in 2011.