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Krista L. Ratwani

Krista L. Ratwani

Learning and Training Systems

Senior Director
Learning and Training Systems Division LinkedIn

Krista Ratwani PhotoKrista Ratwani has experience in leader development and training, training evaluation and design, survey development, and qualitative data analysis. She applies this expertise to the development of assessment tools and learning experiences to foster leadership attributes and competencies; the investigation of learning over time; and the development of tools to aid decision-makers in choices made regarding the most effective learning processes, content, and environments. Her work often blends scientific theory with operational input obtained through facilitating knowledge elicitation sessions with military personnel.

Krista holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from George Mason University and a B.A. in Psychology from Monmouth University. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the APA’s Military Psychology Division Early-Career Psychologist Committee, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. 

Notable Publications

Brown, T.A., Ratwani, K.L., Key-Roberts, M., Simmons, M. J., Toumbeva, T. H., & Nishii, L. H. (in press). Contextualizing Inclusion: Developing a Framework and Measure for the Army. Military Psychology.

Dein, J. P., Ingurgio, V., Ratwani, K. L., Diedrich, F., & Flanagan, S. (2019). Tools and measures for NCO talent assessment. NCO Journal July 2019.

Toumbeva, T. H., Ratwani, K. L., Diedrich, F. J., Flanagan, S., Murphy, J., Oster, E., & Miller, L. C. (2018). Adaptive facilitation skills for Army instructors. ARI Technical Report 1368. Arlington, VA.

Toumbeva, T. H., Ratwani, K. L., Diedrich, F. J., Flanagan, S. M., & Uhl, E. R. (2018). Development of a behaviorally anchored rating scale for leadership. ARI Research Product 2018-06. Arlington, VA.

Ratwani, K. L., Dean, C. R., Knott, C., Diedrich, F., Tucker, J. S., Flanagan, S., & Walker, K. (2016). Measuring leader attributes in the Army Reconnaissance Course. ARI Research Report 1993. Arlington, VA.

Ratwani, K. L., & Orvis, K. L. (2015). Game review: Practice Marketing. In T. S. Hussain & S. L. Coleman (Eds). Design and development of training games: Practical guidelines from a multidisciplinary perspective. Cambridge University Press.

Ratwani, K. L., Dean, C. R., Flanagan, S, Knott, C., Diedrich, F., & Tucker, J. S. (2015). Innovative mobile technologies for assessing and enhancing soldier performance. In Proceedings of Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC 2015). Orlando, FL.

Knott, C.C., Flanagan, S., Bickley, W.R., Ratwani, K., Dean, C., Diedrich, F. (2014). An Army Learning Model implementation: Challenges, successes, future directions. In Proceedings of Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC 2014). Orlando, FL.

Orvis, K. A., & Ratwani, K. L. (2010). Leader self-development: A contemporary context for leader development evaluation. Leadership Quarterly, 21, 657-674.

Additional Publications

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