Dr. Gina Ligon
Gina Scott Ligon
- Jack and Stephanie Koraleski Professor of Collaboration Science
- Management, Professor
Gina Ligon received her Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and Minor in Quantitative Psychology from the University of Oklahoma. Prior to joining University of Nebraska Omaha, she was a full time faculty member at Villanova University in the Graduate Programs in Human Resource Development. She also worked as a Director of Performance Consulting at St. Louis-based Psychological Associates. Her research program focuses on the identification and development of high level talent; she has specific expertise in innovation and leadership, and has published over 70 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on these subjects. Organizational structures and leadership in non-normative organizations (e.g., violent ideological) are also of interest to her.
Principles of Collaboration, Managing Performance, Essentials of Leadership, Leading for Innovation, Consulting.
Leadership, Innovation, Ideological Organizations.
Director of the National Counterterrorism, Innovation, Technology, and Education Center, A Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence.
Awards and Honors
The Award for Distinguished Research or Creative Activity , Scholarship/Research - 2020
Ph D, University of Oklahoma , Norman, OK, Indusrial and Organizational Psychology , Measurement and Statistics , 2004