Gina Ligon is an Assistant Professor in the College of Business, Department of Management, and the Director of Research for The Center for Collaboration Science (CCS) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where she teaches courses on collaboration, leadership, and management. She has been the principal investigator on multiple grants examining leadership for innovation in a variety of organizations. Before joining UNO, Dr. Ligon was the Director of Performance Consulting at Psychological Associates, a firm dedicated to leadership development and succession planning in private and government organizations.
Dr. Ligon has published 40 articles in a variety of journals and has made numerous presentations at conferences, consortia, and organizations. She was also the lead author in book chapters on “Succession Planning for Scientific Positions” and “Mentoring Programs for Innovation Management.”
Dr. Ligon earned MS and PhD degrees in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma.