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Christine Goldthwaite, PhD

Associate Director

Christine is the associate director of the Rutgers Center for Organizational Leadership. In this role she coordinates the Center’s organizational development portfolio in the areas of planning and priority setting, organizational assessment, workplace culture/climate, and retreat design and facilitation. As an organizational communication scholar, her research and consulting interests explore the intersection of organization design and communication design in relation to interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaboration in higher education. She is a member of the core faculty of the Rutgers Leadership Academy, RBHS-Academic Leadership Program, and the PreDoctoral Leadership Development Program.

Christine is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) through the International Coaching Federation (ICF), holds a certification in coaching for Emotional and Social Competency through Korn Ferry International, and a certification in Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance through Rutgers University. She is also a part-time lecturer in Rutgers School of Communication and Information where she teaches Organizational Leadership. She is a co-author of Leadership in Digital Contexts (Kendall Hunt, 2023); Leadership in Academic Health Centers: Core Concepts and Critical Cases (Kendall Hunt, 2021); and Leadership: Social Influence in Personal and Professional Settings (Kendall Hunt, 2017).

Christine has presented at state and international conferences including New Jersey Communication Association (NJCA), National Association of Communication (NCA), International Communication Association (ICA), Organizational Communication Mini-Conference (OCMC), and Network for Change and Continuous Innovation (NCCI). Christine was a 2012-2014 fellow in the Rutgers PreDoctoral Leadership Development Institute (PLDI). Before beginning her career in academia, Christine worked in advertising and business-to-business communications.

Contact Information:
Rutgers Center for Organizational Leadership
Voice/Message: (848) 932-3978
Fax: (732) 932-1422

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