Liz Cavallaro, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor College of Leadership and Ethics
Liz Cavallaro Faculty Profile

Biography

Professor Cavallaro is an adult development scholar and professional executive coach. She contributes to Navy-wide efforts to operationalize Navy leader development, builds Navy leader self-awareness through executive coaching and assessment instruments, teaches in the Stockdale Leader Development Concentration and facilitates Navy flag officer and senior executive leader development courses. She conducts scholarly research in self-awareness, cognitive development, mental complexity and organizational development.

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership

Professional Highlights

2017

Certification: Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching - Certified Professional Coach

Credential: International Coach Federation - Associate Certified Coach
2016

Assistant Professor, Leader Development, U.S. Naval War College, College of Leadership & Ethics, Newport, RI

Assessment: Hogan Leadership Forecast, Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Emotional Quotient Inventory, Pearman Personality Integrator
Facilitation: SpeedReading People Seminar
Coursework: iPEC Certified Professional Coach, ICF Accredited Program
Present: International Leadership Association Conference
2015

Adjunct Professor, Women as Empowered Learners and Leaders Program, Bay Path University, Burlington, MA

Teaching: "Career and Personal Development," "Leadership in Practice," Bay Path University
Degree: Ed.D., Human and Organizational Learning, George Washington University
Dissertation: Compassion Fatigue and Employee Wellbeing
Present: APA Work, Stress and Health Conference
2015

Doctoral Degree: Ed.D., Human and Organizational Learning, George Washington University, Washington DC

2013

Doctoral Teaching Assistant, Human & Organizational Learning, George Washington University, Washington DC

Teaching: "Leadership Theory, Practice & Research," Executive Leadership Doctoral Program, George Washington University
Publish: Academy of Human Resource Development Advances
Present: Academy of Human Resource Development Conference
2010

Graduate Degree: MA, Organizational Management, George Washington University, Washington, DC

Education

Ed.D., The George Washington University, 2015, Human and Organizational Learning

M.A., The George Washington University, 2010, Organizational Management

B.A., State University of New York at New Paltz, 2006, Public Relations and Organizational Communication

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Related Credentials

Certification: Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching
Certified Professional Coach

Credential: International Coach Federation
Associate Certified Coach

Research Contributions and Publications

Learning Approaches of Entrepreneurs: Fostering Innovation and Creativity in Organizations
Paper presentation, Educational Symposium for Research and Innovations, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, George Washington University, March, 2012, Washington, DC
Cavallaro, L., Kumar, S., Williamson, D.R. and Gaybrick, A.

Learning within and across Cultures: Fostering Creativity and Innovation in the New Age of Organizing
Paper presentation, University Forum for Human Resource Development Conference, May, 2012, University of Famalicão, Portugal
Cseh, M., Kumar, S. and Cavallaro, L.

Fostering the Development of Engaged Social Citizens: The Role of Human Resource Development Professionals
Roundtable Session, Academy of Human Resource Development Conference, January, 2013, Washington, DC
Cavallaro, L.

Employee Wellbeing and Compassion Fatigue among Animal Caregivers
Poster presentation, American Psychological Association, Work, Stress and Health Conference, May, 2015, Atlanta, GA
Cavallaro, L.

Researcher Self-Care in Emotionally Demanding Studies
Paper presentation, Ethnographic and Qualitative Researchers Conference, January, 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada
Cavallaro L. and Kumar, S.

Bracketing or Bridling in Hermeneutic Phenomenology
Poster presentation, Ethnographic and Qualitative Researchers Conference, January, 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada
Cavallaro L.

External Memberships and Associations

International Coach Federation

International Leadership Association

Growth Edge Coaching Community

Joint PME Faculty Consortium, USMCU

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