Elizabeth A. Castillo

Elizabeth A. Castillo is an assistant professor of leadership and interdisciplinary studies at Arizona State University. She studies organizational leadership through the lens of complex adaptive systems. Her current research investigates capitalization of organizations, particularly how intangible assets like social, cultural, and political capital contribute to the production of social and financial returns. Castillo’s scholarship is inspired by two decades of management experience in the nonprofit sector, including the San Diego Natural History Museum and Balboa Park Cultural Partnership. Her mission is to repair the world through research that promotes thriving organizations, engaged employees, connected communities, and a world we can be proud to pass on to our children.