Faculty Bios

Kristin Bezio
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
Leadership in Literature & Film
Leadership in Performance
Cultural & Political History (Early Modern England)
New Media and Gaming
Joanne  Ciulla
Professor, Coston Family Chair in Leadership & Ethics
Leadership Ethics
Business Ethics
International Leadership
Conflict Resolution
Philosophy of Work
Jessica Flanigan
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law
Ethics
Bioethics
Political Philosophy
Donelson  Forsyth
Professor, Colonel Leo K. & Gaylee Thorsness Endowed Chair in Ethical Leadership
Group Dynamics
Social Behavior
Psychology of Morality
George  Goethals
Professor, E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professorship in Leadership Studies
Presidential Leadership
Peer Interaction and Performance
Heroes
Julian Hayter
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
Modern African American History
American Civil Rights Movement
African American Politics in Richmond, Virginia
American Political Development after 1945
Gill  Hickman
Professor Emerita
Organizational Leadership
Leading Change
Invisible Leadership
Javier Hidalgo
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
Immigration
Citizenship
Global Leadership
Crystal Hoyt
Associate Professor of Leadership Studies and Psychology
Women and Minority Leaders
Stereotypes and Discrimination
Perceptions of Leaders
Peter Kaufman
Professor, George Matthews & Virginia Brinkley Modlin Chair in Leadership Studies
Social Justice and Immigration Policy
Religious Leadership
Popular Religion
Political Culture (Late Antiquity through Early Modern Period)
Dejun Kong
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies and Management
Trust and Ethics
Negotiation and Conflict Management
Cross-Cultural Psychology of Leadership and Management
Emotion
Gary McDowell
Professor, Tyler Haynes Interdisciplinary Chair in Leadership Studies, Political Science & Law
Supreme Court
Judicial Appointments
Presidential Power
Public Policy
U.S.-U.K. Relations
Sandra Peart
Dean, Professor of Leadership Studies
Ethics and Economics
Leadership Ethics
History of Economic Thought
History of Political Economy
Experimental Economics
Terry  Price
Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law and Sr. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Leadership Ethics
Moral Psychology
Responsibility
Followership
Social, Political, and Legal Theory
Ernesto Semán
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
Latin American Populism
The Cold War
Labor Activism
Kerstin Soderlund
Associate Dean for Student & External Affairs
Community-based Learning
Diversity and Difference
Christopher von Rueden
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
Status Hierarchy
Leader Emergence in Task Groups
Evolution of Cooperation and Morality
Social Gradient of Health
Small-scale Societies
Thad Williamson
Associate Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law
Urban Politics and Sprawl
Community Economic Development
City of Richmond Politics
Sports, Justice, and Ethics
J. Wren
Professor Emeritus
Intellectual History of Leadership
Leadership in Historical Contexts
Leadership and the Law
Leadership Education