Dr. Roni Reiter-Palmon is a Distinguished Professor of Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology and the Director of the I/O Psychology Graduate Program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). She is also the Director of Innovation for the Center for Collaboration Science, an inter-disciplinary program at UNO. She received her Ph.D. in I/O Psychology from George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. Her research focuses on creativity and innovation in the workplace, team creativity, the development of teamwork and creative problem-solving skills, and leading creative individuals and teams.
Her research has been published in leading journals such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Creativity Research Journal, The Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts, Human Resources Management Review, and Leadership Quarterly. She is the former Editor of The Psychology of Creativity, Aesthetics and the Arts and the incoming editor of Organizational Psychology Research. She is an associate editor for the European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology and Creativity Research Journal. She serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Creativity, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, The Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Business and Psychology, Journal of Creative Behavior, and The Psychology of Creativity, Aesthetics and the Arts.
She published four books on the topic of creativity, and is the editor of the book series “Creativity and Innovation in Organizations” published by Palgrave. She obtained over 8 million dollars in grant and contract funding from government and businesses focusing on creativity, leadership, and teams. She is the president-elect of Division 10 of the American Psychological Association (creativity). She is a fellow of Divisions 10 and 14 (creativity and SIOP) of APA, and has won the system-wide research award from the University of Nebraska system in 2017. She has conducted numerous workshops on leadership, culture, and facilitating creativity and innovation for fortune 500 companies, executive education, government agencies, and consulting firms.