Dr. Celeste Raver
Director of Influencer Development, Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership
201-G Luce Hall (Mail Stop 7-J), 112 Cooper Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5022
Dr. Raver joined the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership as the Timothy and Susanne Sullivan Director of Influencer Development in January 2022. Prior, she served as the Class of 1967 Leadership Research Fellow in the Department of Leadership, Ethics, and Law at the United States Naval Academy. In that role, she was the curriculum advisor to one of the core leadership courses and performed extensive research. Her research focused on leader and leadership development; resilience and grit in individuals, teams, and organizations; and the dynamic nature of organizations. Dr. Raver has published numerous articles and book chapters on her research, and presented at national and international conferences. She has also served as a faculty member at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, teaching courses in organizational theory. Prior to her academic career, she was part of a team that built and ran a successful multi-location service business in Southern California, in which she served as the Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Raver obtained her Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, holds a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship from Pepperdine University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.