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The Jepson School of Leadership Studies celebrates 25 years

The nation's first undergraduate school of leadership marks its 25th anniversary by celebrating The Jepson Vision for Ethical Leaders.

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  • Dr. Ernesto Semán authors new book

    Dr. Ernesto Semán, assistant professor of leadership studies, authored Ambassadors of the Working Class: Argentina's International Labor Activists and Cold War Democracy in the Americas, published by Duke University Press.

  • Drs. Peter Kaufman and Kristin Bezio co-edit book

    Dr. Peter Kaufman, George Matthews & Virginia Brinkley Modlin Chair in Leadership Studies, and Dr. Kristin Bezio, associate professor of leadership studies, co-edited Cultural Icons and Cultural Leadership, published by Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc.

  • Dr. Jessica Flanigan authors new book

    Dr. Jessica Flanigan, assistant professor of leadership studies and PPEL, authored Pharmaceutical Freedom: Why Patients Have a Right to Self-Medicate, published by Oxford University Press.

  • Dr. Jessica Flanigan receives 2017 ODK Faculty Member of the Year Award

    Dr. Jessican Flanigan, assistant professor of leadership studies and philosophy, politics, economics and law, was given the award for excellence as a motivator, mentor, and teacher.

  • Dr. Julian Hayter appointed to mayor's Monuments Commission Work Group

    Dr. Julian Hayter, assistant professor of leadership studies, was appointed to the Monuments Commission Work Group by Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney.

  • Journal edited by Dr. Peter Kaufman surges in rankings

    Dr. Peter Kaufman, George Matthews & Virginia Brinkley Modlin Chair in Leadership Studies, is editor-in-chief of Religions, which Scopus ranked 20 among the 371 religion journals indexed in its 2016 citescore.

  • Dr. Julian Hayter authors new book

    Dr. Julian Maxwell Hayter, assistant professor of leadership studies, authored The Dream is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia, published by University of Kentucky Press.

  • Dr. Peter Kaufman authors new book

    Dr. Peter Iver Kaufman, who holds the George Matthews & Virginia Brinkley Modlin Chair in Leadership Studies, authored Augustine's Leaders, published by Wipf & Stock Publishers.

  • Dr. Tamura Lomax honored at 2017 Words of Fire Conference

    Dr. Tamura A. Lomax, who is teaching Racing Scandal: Sports, Religion, Race & Gender this semester at the Jepson School, is one of 26 honorees at the 2017 Words of Fire Conference at Spelman College.

  • Dr. Thad Williamson appointed senior policy advisor to Richmond mayor

    Dr. Thad Williamson, Associate Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law, will lend support to Richmond Mayor Levar M. Stoney as senior policy advisor. 

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