Postdoctoral Research, University of Washington, 1980-81
PhD in Organizational Behavior, University of Cincinnati, 1981
MBA, University of Cincinnati, 1980
MA in Labor and Industrial Relations, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1977
BA in Psychology, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1975
Associate/ Full Professor of Managerial Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago (1991 – present).
Associate Dean of CBA Doctoral Programs (2015-present) and Coordinator of the OB/HR Doctoral Program, (1991-present).
Visiting Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong (July: 2005-2013; June: 2015-2016).
Visiting Professor, University of Toulouse, France (April or May: 2006-2011, 2013, 2016).
Visiting Professor, University of Paris - Dauphine, France (May or June: 2008-2016).
Visiting Professor, University of Melbourne, Australia (February: 2016).
Research & Publications
Meuser, J. D., Gardner, W. L., Dinh, J. E., Hu, J., Liden, R. C., & Lord, R. G. (2016). A network analysis of leadership theory: The infancy of integration. Journal of Management. 42, 1374-1403.
Liden, R.C., Wayne, S.J., Meuser, J.D., Hu, J., Wu, J., & Liao, C. (2015). Servant leadership: Validation of a short form of the SL-28. Leadership Quarterly, 26, 254-269.
Hu, J., & Liden, R. C. (2015). Making a difference in the teamwork: Linking team prosocial motivation to team processes and effectiveness. Academy of Management Journal, 58, 1102-1127.
Liden, R.C., Wayne, S.J., Liao, C., & Meuser, J.D. (2014). Servant leadership and serving culture: Influence on individual and unit performance. Academy of Management Journal, 57, 1434-1452.
Liden, R.C., Panaccio, A., Meuser, J.D., Hu, J., & Wayne, S.J. (2014). Servant leadership: Antecedents, processes, and outcomes. In Day, D.V. (Ed.) The Oxford handbook of leadership and organizations (pp. 357-379). Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.
Vidyarthi, P., Erdogan, B., Anand, S., Liden, R.C., & Chaudhry, A. (2014). One member, two leaders: Extending leader-member exchange theory to a dual leadership context. Journal of Applied Psychology, 99, 468-483.
Hu, J., & Liden, R. C. (2013). Relative leader-member exchange within team contexts: How and when social comparison impacts individual effectiveness. Personnel Psychology, 66, 127-172.
Awards & Affiliations
2016-17 University of Illinois “University Scholar”
Eminent Leadership Scholar Award for 2015, awarded by the Network of Leadership Scholars of the Academy of Management
Thomas A. Mahoney Mentoring Award (2014), awarded by the Human Resource Management Division of the Academy of Management
Fellow, Academy of Management (inducted 2013)
Fellow, Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology (inducted 2008)
Best organizational behavior article published in any journal during 2005, awarded by the Academy of Management's Organizational Behavior Division
Best article published in the Academy of Management Journal during 2001
Best article published in the Human Resource Management during 2001