Dr. Robert LidenProfessor, University of Illinois at Chicago

    Professor of Management at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), where he is also Associate Dean of College of Business Doctoral Programs. He has served as a visiting professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Université Toulouse 1, France, the Université Paris-Dauphine, France, and the University of Melbourne, Australia. His research focuses on interpersonal processes as they relate to such topics as leadership, groups, and career progression. He has over 100 publications, which have been cited over 56,000 times according to Google Scholar. Professor Liden is a fellow of both the Academy of Management and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). He won awards for the best article published in the Academy of Management Journal during 2001 with Scott Seibert and Maria Kraimer; the best organizational behavior article published in any journal during 2005 (with Ray Sparrowe) by the Academy of Management; 2017 award for the best paper published in the Journal of Management during 2012 with Jim Dulebohn, Bill Bommer, Robyn Brouer, and Jerry Ferris; and the 2018 Leadership Quarterly Decennial Article Influence Award for the best paper published in Leadership Quarterly during 2008 with Sandy Wayne, Hao Zhao, and David Henderson. In 2014 he won the Thomas A. Mahoney Mentoring Award for work with doctoral students sponsored by the HR Division of the Academy of Management, and in 2015 he won the Academy of Management’s Network of Leadership Scholars “Eminent Leadership Scholar Award”. In 2016 Professor Liden was named a University of Illinois “University Scholar,” the first UIC Management professor to receive this honor since 1986. Professor Liden is currently serving on the JAP, JOM. LQ, and PPsych editorial boards. He was the 1999 Program Chair and 2000-01 Division Chair for the Academy of Management’s Organizational Behavior