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Gina Scott Ligon

Director the National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technolology, and Education (NCITE) Center, University of Nebraska Omaha

Gina Ligon is the director of the National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence based at the University of Nebraska Omaha. She received her Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and Minor in Quantitative Psychology from the University of Oklahoma. Her research program focuses on the identification and development of high level talent; she has specific expertise in innovation and leadership, and has published over 70 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on these subjects. Organizational structures and leadership in non-normative organizations (e.g., violent ideological) are also of interest to her.

Experience

  • 2020–present
    Director of NCITE Center, University of Nebraska Omaha
  • 2020–present
    Professor of Management , University of Nebraska Omaha
  • 2014–2020
    Associate Professor of Management, University of Nebraska Omaha
  • 2011–2014
    Assistant Professor of Management, University of Nebraska Omaha
  • 2006–2011
    Assistant Professor of Psychology, Villanova University