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About Dr. Paula Caligiuri

Dr. Paula Caligiuri is a leading expert in strategic human resource management with a focus on global leadership development, international assignee management, and cultural agility.   She is a Professor in the Human Resource Management Department at Rutgers University, where she teaches “Managing the Global Workforce” at the graduate and executive levels and was the Director of the Center for Human Resource Strategy from 2001 until 2010.   

As the President ofCaligiuri and Associates, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in selection, performance management, and development of culturally agile professionals, Caligiuri has worked across a wide range of industries.  Her clients include private sector, military, and non-profit organizations in the United States, Asia, Australia, and Europe. 

Dr. Caligiuri has been recognized as one of the most prolific authors in the field of international business for her work in international human resource management.  Her academic publications include several articles in the International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of World Business, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, andInternational Journal of Intercultural Relations.  She is on the editorial boards for numerous journals including Journal of World Business and Journal of Global Mobility.  She currently serves as the HR Area Editor for the prestigious Journal of International Business Studies.   

Dr. Caligiuri has written numerous books, including Cultural Agility:  Building a Pipeline of Successful Global Professionals (Jossey-Bass, 2012), Managing the Global Workforce(Wiley, 2010) with Dave Lepak and Jaime Bonache, and Get a Life, Not a Job: Do What You Love and Let Your Talents Work for You (FT Press, 2010).

She is a frequent keynote speaker for industry conferences and company meetings and is an expert guest CNNand CNN International

Paula holds an M.S. and Ph.D. from Penn State University in industrial and organizational psychology.

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