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Robert I. Kabacoff

Robert I. Kabacoff received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Connecticut in 1978 and a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 1985. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship in family research at Brown University Medical School in 1986. In 1987,  he joined the faculty in the Center for Psychological Studies at Nova University, teaching courses in psychopathology, family therapy, multivariate statistical methods, and statistical computing. From 1990 to 1993, he served as the Center’s Director of Research Support and Training, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1990 and Professor a few years later.In 1997, Robert moved to Portland, Maine to take a position as Vice President of Research with the Management Research Group, an international organizational development and consulting firm. His primarily research interests are in the areas of diversity and leadership, cross-cultural issues, and the development of effective leadership in a global economy. For the past decade he has been actively engaged in research and consultation with academic, governmental, and business organizations in North America, Western Europe, Africa, and the Pacific Rim.