Ralph A. Gigliotti, PhD
Director of Leadership Development and Research
Center for Organizational Leadership, Rutgers University
Ralph Gigliotti, PhD is Director of Leadership Development and Research at the Center for Organizational Leadership at Rutgers University, where he oversees a portfolio of faculty and staff leadership development initiatives and leads several research projects related to leadership and communication in higher education. Ralph’s research and consulting interests explore the intersection of organizational communication, leadership, and crisis communication within the context of higher education. Ralph’s research appears in numerous books and scholarly journals, and he has authored and co-authored several books, including A Guide for Leaders in Higher Education: Core Concepts, Competencies, and Tools (Stylus Publishing, 2017), Leadership: Communication and Social Influence in Personal and Professional Settings (Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2017), and Crisis Leadership in Higher Education: Theory and Practice (Rutgers University Press, forthcoming). Ralph currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Network for Change and Continuous Innovation in Higher Education (NCCI), and as co-secretary for the Training and Development Division of the National Communication Association (NCA).