Christine Goldthwaite


Assistant Director, Center for Organizational Leadership

Part-Time Faculty

(848) 932-3963

Christine Goldthwaite, Ph.D. is a senior program administrator at the Rutgers Center for Organizational Leadership, where she oversees the development, coordination, and facilitation of the Academic Leadership Program at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (ALP-RBHS). As an organizational communication scholar, her research examines the intersection of organization design and communication design in relation to interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaboration. Christine is also a part-time lecturer in the School of Communication and Information where she teaches leadership in digital contexts for the Digital Communication, Information, and Media Minor (DCIM) program at Rutgers. She is a co-author of Leadership: Communication and Social Influence in Personal and Professional Settings (Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2017). Goldthwaite has presented at state and international conferences including New Jersey Communication Association (NJCA), National Association of Communication (NCA), International Communication Association (ICA), Organizational Communication Mini-Conference (OCMC), and Network for Change and Continuous Innovation (NCCI). Christine was a 2012-2014 fellow in the Rutgers PreDoctoral Leadership Development Institute (PLDI). Before beginning her career in academia, Christine worked in advertising and business-to-business communications.


Montclair State University
B.A., Communication Studies

Rutgers University
M.C.I.S., Organizational Communication

Rutgers University
Ph.D., Organizational Communication