Thad Williamson, associate professor of leadership studies and philosophy, politics, economics, and law (PPEL), writes about Nelson Mandela and economic justice.
Heroes experts Scott Allison and George Goethals comment on underdog heroes and Nelson Mandela.
Sandra J. Peart, dean of University of Richmond’s Jepson School of Leadership Studies, will serve a three-year term.
Thad Williamson, an expert on sports and leadership, opines on former Carolina basketball coach and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Dean Smith.
John Agresto, former chancellor and provost at American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, will speak about efforts to revitalize higher education in that war-torn country and on the future of higher education around the world at the University of Richmond Nov. 22.
President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago this month. George Goethals, an expert on presidential leadership and heroes, reflects on the anniversary and collective memory.
The team will travel to Jacksonville, Fla., to compete in the national competition on Feb. 27.
Crystal L. Hoyt, associate professor of leadership studies and psychology, and Jeni Burnette, assistant professor of psychology, write about growth mindsets.
Christy S. Coleman, president of The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, will deliver the closing lecture for “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition on display at UR Downtown.
Ethan Bernstein, assistant professor of leadership and organizational behavior at Harvard Business School, will receive the 2013 Fredric M. Jablin Doctoral Dissertation Award given by the Jepson School and the International Leadership Association.