|Roger A. Ritvo, Ph.D.|
Roger A. Ritvo, Ph.D. holds the position of Distinguished Research Professor of Management at Auburn University Montgomery (Alabama). He has served as Dean at the University of New Hampshire, Assistant Dean at Case Western Reserve University, Vice Chancellor at Auburn University Montgomery, and Program Director at Cleveland State University and has taught at Azerbaijan State Economic University, American University, University of Sheffield, and the University of West Indies. As an administrator, he received the Certificate of Merit from the University of New Hampshire’s Women’s Commission and the Outstanding Administrator Award “for exemplary service and commitment to the University and the needs of its students.”
Professor Ritvo is a prolific writer. His most recent books are The Nonprofit Organization (Columbia University Press). Other books include The T-Group: Effective Members and Trainers (NTL Institute), Ethical Governance in Healthcare, (Health Forum), Sisters In Sorrow: Voices of Care in the Holocaust (Texas A&M Univeristy Press) and Improving Board Effectiveness: Practical Lessons for Nonprofit Health Care Organizations (American Hospital Association). Roger collaborated with Anne Litwin and Lee Butler to edit the NTL publication Managing in the Age of Change. In addition to serving two terms on the NTL Board of Directors, Roger has represented NTL through his work in South Africa and Sierra Leone. Of note, he was named a Fulbright Scholar in 2005 to teach and conduct training in Azerbaijan.
A former ice hockey referee, he is an active volunteer at the U.S. Figure Skating national championships where he patches the holes in the ice so skaters avoid injury.