January 30, 2014
Does labeling obesity as a disease backfire? (Psychology Today, U.S. News, Huffington Post and other outlets)
Research by Crystal Hoyt, associate professor of leadership studies and psychology, Jeni Burnette, assistant professor of psychology, and Lisa Auster-Gussman, '13, sheds light on the implications of labeling obesity as a disease.
January 17, 2014
Why women make better money managers (TODAY)
Crystal Hoyt, associate professor of leadership studies, comments on the differences between men and women as managers.
December 12, 2013
Opinion: Will Obama's words on inequality be backed by deeds? (Al Jazeera America)
Thad Williamson, associate professor of leadership studies and philosophy, politics, economics, and law (PPEL), writes about the president's speech on social justice and the Supplemental Poverty Measure.
December 9, 2013
The right stuff. What makes a hero? (Japan Today)
Heroes experts Scott Allison and George Goethals comment on underdog heroes and Nelson Mandela.
Mandela sought balance between capitalism and socialism (Al Jazeera America)
Thad Williamson, associate professor of leadership studies and philosophy, politics, economics, and law (PPEL), writes about Nelson Mandela and economic justice.
December 2, 2013
Sandra Peart named president of the International Adam Smith Society
Sandra J. Peart, dean of University of Richmond’s Jepson School of Leadership Studies, will serve a three-year term.
November 20, 2013
Remarkable leadership (Opinion)
Thad Williamson, an expert on sports and leadership, opines on former Carolina basketball coach and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Dean Smith.
November 12, 2013
Former chancellor and provost at American University of Iraq to speak as part of Marshall Center Lecture Series
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.
John F. Kennedy: The peace president? (Opinion)
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.
November 11, 2013