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Jepson: Because the world needs leadership

Educating students for and about leadership

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A faculty of experts

Faculty serve as resources for national and international media, providing insightful opinions and expert views on leadership and issues of the day

 

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Alumni who lead

Graduates leave Richmond with knowledge of leadership frameworks and with the critical thinking and communication skills that enable them to excel in their chosen careers

 

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An Informed Community

Nationally and internationally known visitors and speakers from wide-ranging backgrounds build a community dialogue around leadership

 

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Information & Updates

The University of Richmond has transitioned to online-only instruction through the end of the semester in response to the circumstances surrounding the novel coronavirus and COVID-19. Jepson School updates are available here. University updates are available here.

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The 2019-20 Jepson Leadership Forum examines the benefits, pitfalls, and challenges facing the next generation as it navigates an online world with global influence on politics, economics, and society. Experts in the fields of technology, journalism, politics, and education will share their thoughts on how an increasingly powerful digital space affects both leadership and followership.

The 2019-20 Jepson Leadership Forum examines the benefits, pitfalls, and challenges facing the next generation as it navigates an online world with global influence on politics, economics, and society. Experts in the fields of technology, journalism, politics, and education will share their thoughts on how an increasingly powerful digital space affects both leadership and followership.

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The John Marshall International Center for the Study of Statesmanship hosts speakers who examine and discuss the problems and prospects of leadership, constitutionalism, political economy, politics, and ethical reasoning.

The John Marshall International Center for the Study of Statesmanship hosts speakers who examine and discuss the problems and prospects of leadership, constitutionalism, political economy, politics, and ethical reasoning.

Jepson & Your Career

Jessica Ruzic, '10 - Cybersecurity Policy Subject Matter Expert, CSBS Watch Video
Matthew Reinaker, '02 - President, Asurest Watch Video
Juletta Tyson, '95 - Grants Administrator, Virginia Commonwealth University Watch Video
Kate Materna Rezabek, '02 - Director of Group Fitness, American Family Fitness Watch Video
Braxton Bragg, '06 - Senior Product Manager, McKinsey & Company Watch Video
Alison (Smith) Mangiero, '05 - Senior Director, Adam Smith Society Watch Video
Joey Pahira, '07 - Manager, Public Health Services, PwC Watch Video
Molly Cramer, '14 - Human Resources Consultant, Capital One Watch Video
Renee Macbeth, '00 - Senior Academic Advisor, Virginia Commonwealth University Watch Video
John Obeck, '16 - Student, University of Maryland School of Dentistry Watch Video
Brittney Quinones, '13 - Regional Assistant Director of Admission, University of Richmond Watch Video
Aaron Lee, '00 - Import Account Manager, Independent Container Line Watch Video
Jonathan Nichols, '03 - Director of Underwriting, Allianz Worldwide Partners Watch Video
Hira Siddiqui, '16 - Account Executive, SimpsonScarborough Watch Video
Lacie Leming, '13 - Senior Associate, ICF Watch Video
Sara McGanity, '07 - Vice President, Marwood Group Watch Video
Erin Dunstan, '17 - Account Specialist, Bonfire Watch Video
Michael Watrous, '03 - Vice President of Sales, Supreme Orthopedic Systems Watch Video

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Scholars & Practitioners

  • Hickman publishes book

    Gill Robinson Hickman, leadership studies professor emerita, and co-author Laura Knouse, associate professor of psychology, published their book, When Leaders Face Personal Crisis, with Routledge. 

  • Peart publishes book

    Sandra Peart, Jepson School dean, and co-author David M. Levy published their book, Towards an Economics of Natural Equals: A Documentary History of the Early Virginia School, with Cambridge University Press. 

  • Shields featured on Academic Minute

    Dr. Tom Shields, associate dean and associate professor of education and leadership studies, discusses the benefits of school rezoning on The Academic Minute, part of a weeklong Jepson Takeover featuring a different Jepson School of Leadership Studies professor each day.

  • Price publishes book

    Terry Price, professor of leadership studies, published his book Leadership and the Ethics of Influence with Routledge. 

  • von Rueden published

    Christopher von Rueden, associate professor of leadership studies, co-authored "From genes to minds to cultures: Evolutionary approaches to leadership" published in The Leadership Quarterly. 

  • von Rueden published

    Christopher von Rueden, associate professor of leadership studies, co-authored "Mother's social status is associated with child health in a horticulturalist population," published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B.  

  • Flanigan and student receive grant

    Jessica Flanigan, associate professor of leadership studies and politics, philosophy, economics, and law, and UR student Alec Greven received a $3,500 grant from the Institute of Humane Studies to develop the "Open Inquiry Toolkit" to promote free speech on college campuses. 

  • Bezio publishes book

    Dr. Kristin Bezio, associate professor of leadership studies, co-edited with leadership studies professor George Goethals the book Leadership, Populism, and Resistance, published by Edward Elgar. 

  • Goethals publishes book

    Dr. George Goethals, professor of leadership studies, co-edited with leadership studies associate professor Kristin Bezio the book Leadership, Populism, and Resistance, published by Edward Elgar. 

  • Hoyt published

    Crystal Hoyt, professor of leadership studies and psychology, co-published "Public health messages and weight-related beliefs: Implications for well-being and stigma" in Frontiers in Psychology. 

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