Chancellor’s Professor of Management, Organizational Science, and Psychology
Dr. Steven G. Rogelberg, an organizational psychologist, holds the title of Chancellor’s Professor at UNC Charlotte for distinguished national, international and interdisciplinary contributions. He is an award-winning teacher and recipient of the very prestigious Humboldt Award for his research on meetings. Adam Grant has called Steven the “worlds leading expert on how to fix meetings”.
Dr. Rogelberg’s newest book, The Surprising Science of Meetings: How You Can Lead Your Team to Peak Performance (Oxford) has been on over 25 “best of” lists including being recognized by the Washington Post as the #1 leadership book to watch for, Business Insider as one of the Top 14 business books everyone will be reading, Strategy and Business as the Ten Best Summer Business Books, Shanghai Daily as One of the Top 5 U.S. Business Books, SHRM as one of their 10 favorite new books for people managers, and finally GetAbstract called it One of Top Ten Most Forward-Looking, Innovative English and German Business Books.
Rogelberg has been interviewed or featured on major TV broadcasts (e.g. CBS This Morning, BBC World), radio (e.g., NPR’s Morning Edition), leading podcasts (e.g., Freakonomics, HBR IdeaCast; Dan Pink, Bloomberg News), and in most major newspapers and magazines (e.g., WSJ, London Guardian, New York Magazine, and National Geographic magazine).
Rogelberg’s keynotes on meetings span the globe and occur at the world’s leading organizations including but not limited to Google, Facebook, Amazon, Pfizer, Cisco, Bank of America, PayPal, Dell, The United Nations, 3M, RAND, The Security Exchange Commission, Corning, Siemens, London Stock Exchange, TIAA, and Warner Brothers. In addition, Rogelberg conducted two TEDx events including TEDx Gateway (the largest independent TEDx event in the world) and 2 Google Talks.
Dr. Rogelberg has run three consulting centers, engaged with many Fortune 500 companies, and served on multiple advisory boards. He founded and currently directs two large outreach initiatives, spanning 8 universities, focusing on nonprofit organization effectiveness. Over 5000 nonprofits have been served.
He was the inaugural winner of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Humanitarian Award. He is also the current President of SIOP.
He has been a visiting scholar and guest speaker at universities around the world including: Freie Universität Berlin (Germany), BI Norwegian Business School (Norway), Peking University (China), University of Edinburgh (Scotland), Reykjavik University (Iceland), Hong Kong Baptist University, The University of Sheffield (England), The University of Zurich (Switzerland), The University of Tel Aviv (Israel), Technion University (Israel), Concordia University (Canada), the University of Mannheim (Germany) and Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium).
Before completing his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the University of Connecticut in 1994, he received his undergraduate B.Sc. degree from Tufts University in 1989.