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 UIC Business 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: 2015-2018).
Visiting Professor, University of Toulouse, France (April or May: 2006-2011, 2013, 2016).
Visiting Professor, University of Paris - Dauphine, France (May or June: 2008-2018).
Visiting Professor, University of Melbourne, Australia (February: 2016).
Research & Publications
Eva, N., Mulyadi, R., Sendjaya, S., van Dierendonck, D., & Liden, R.C. (in press). Servant Leadership: A systematic review and call for future research. Leadership Quarterly.
Anand, S., Hu, J., Vidyarthi, P., & Liden, R.C. (in press) Leader-member exchange as a linking pin in the idiosyncratic deals - performance relationship in workgroups. Leadership Quarterly.
Park, H.S., Hoobler, J.M., Wu, J., Liden, R.C., Hu, J., & Wilson, M. (in press). Abusive supervision and employee deviance: A multifoci justice perspective. Journal of Business Ethics.
Liao, C., Wayne, S.J., Liden, R.C., & Meuser, J. D. (2017). The Divergent Effects of LMX Differentiation on Individual and Group Outcomes: A Multi-level Analysis. Leadership Quarterly, 28: 438-450.
Liden, R.C., Anand, S., & Vidyarthi, P. (2016). Dyadic relationships. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 3, 139-166.
Zhong, L., Wayne, S.J., & Liden, R. C. (2016). Job engagement, perceived organizational support, high performance human resource practices, and cultural value orientations: A cross-level investigation. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 37, 823-844.
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.
Awards & Affiliations
Recipient of the 2018 Leadership Quarterly Decennial Article Influence Award for the most influential paper published in Leadership Quarterly during 2008 (with Sandy Wayne, Hao Zhao, and David Henderson)
Recipient of the 2017 award for best paper published in the Journal of Management during 2012 (with Jim Dulebohn, Bill Bommer, Robyn Brouer, and Jerry Ferris).
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
Recipient of the best paper published in Group & Organization Management during 2014 (with Serge Perot, Talya Bauer, David Abonneau, Eric Campoy, and Berrin Erodogan).
Fellow, Academy of Management (inducted 2013)
Fellow, Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology (inducted 2008)
Recipient of the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management Award for the best organizational behavior journal article published during 2005 (with Ray Sparrowe).
Recipient of the 2001 Academy of Management Award (with Scott Seibert and Maria Kraimer) for the best article published in the Academy of Management Journal during 2001.
Recipient of the 2001 Ulrich & Lake Award (with Sandy Wayne and Maria Kraimer) for Excellence in HRM Scholarship [for the best article published in Human Resource Management during 2001]