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  • Email
    cindi.gilliland@cgu.edu
  • Phone
    520-404-6646
  • CV
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  • Degrees
    PhD, Social Psychology, Michigan State University
    MA, Psychology, Michigan State University
    BA, Kalamazoo College
  • Research Interests
    Social innovation, resilience and well-being, diversity and inclusion

Cindi Gilliland received her PhD in social psychology from Michigan State University in 1992. She is a clinical full professor and director of Human Resource Management in the Division of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences at Claremont Graduate University. She was formerly a university award-winning professor of practice in the Management and Organizations Department of The Eller College of Management at The University of Arizona (UA), and has taught over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and executive students in her 30-year university career.

Gilliland has served as founder and director of Eller Social Innovation; a University of Arizona Faculty Fellow, co-chair of the UA President’s LGBTQ Advisory Council; UA Campus Community Relations Committee member; Eller College Diversity Committee member; business advisory board member for MBA Net Impact and Enactus; board of directors member for Child and Family Resources and the Tucson Women’s Business Center; and faculty advisor for Loans Across Borders and Wildcats CARE. Her professional passions include social innovation, integrative leadership, work-life balance, resilience and well-being, and leveraging diversity and inclusion. She has been married to Stephen Gilliland for 26 years, and they have two children, Austin, 25, a senior associate for CBRE Manhattan, and Caitlin, 22, a married student living in Toronto, Ontario.

“Finding work-life balance.” In Organizational Behavior. Boston: Kendall-Hunt, 2014.

Team experience in action manager, 2nd ed. Denver: Great River Publishing, 2011.

Team experience in action manager. Denver: Great River Publishing, 2010.

“Balancing work and life.” In Organizational Behavior (1st, 2nd,3rd Eds.), edited by S. Robbins and T. Judge. Boston: Pearson, 2010.

Ed., The human side of organizations (3rd Ed.). Boston: Pearson, 2007.

Co-authored with B. A. Gutek. “Work versus the family: Keeping the balance.” In Managing social and ethical issues in organizations, edited by S.W. Gilliland, et al. Greenwich: Information Age Publishing, 2007.

Business Ethics
Overview of Social Psychology
Thriving in a Gendered Work World