Cindi Gilliland

Professor of Practice in Management and Organizations


Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1992
M.A., Michigan State University, 1989
B.A., Kalamazoo College, 1987

Areas of Expertise

  • Social innovation, social entrepreneurship, CSR, and nonprofit management
  • Training and Development 
  • Gender and Diversity
  • Integrative leadership and work/life balance
  • Resilience


MGMT 310A Organizational Behavior and Management

Publications and Working Papers

Robbins, S., Coulter, M., Cheeseman, H.R.., & Gilliland, C. (2003). The Human Side of Organizations, (2nd Ed). Boston: Pearson.

Gilliland, S.W. & Gilliland, C.M.K. (2001). Justice of Diversity Training. In S.W. Gilliland, D.D. Steiner, & D.P. Skarlicki (Eds.) Research in Social Issues in Management: Theoretical and Cultural Perspectives on Organizational Justice (pp. 139-160). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing

Professional Associations

  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • American Society for Training and Development

Awards, Honors, and Professional Memberships

  • 2014 Eller College of Business Large Section Instructor of the Year
  • 2014 Cramer Fellowship Award for leadership ethics and integrity
  • 2013 Faculty Initiate, Delta Sigma Pi, Gamma Psi Chapter 
  • 2013 Recognition from Alpha Kappa Psi
  • 2012 Esteemed Faculty Award from Eller Hispanic Honorary
  • 2011 UA Foundation Sherrill Creative Teaching Award
  • 2011 Tom Moses Award for Student Club Advisors
  • 2010 Professional Women in Business Association Faculty Award
  • 2010 Don Wells Eller Faculty Mentor Award
  • 2010 Multicultural Business Students Association Faculty Excellence Award