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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.

Dean Sandra J. Peart launches new blog, Leadership Speculations

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A Tradition of Pathfinding

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Jepson School hosts International Studying Leadership Conference

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Chasing Space: An Evening with Leland Melvin, R'86

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News and Updates

  • Health Ethics

    Jess Flanigan is a professor of leadership studies and philosophy, politics, economics, and law. Her research addresses public health ethics, and people’s rights in regards to healthcare decisions. She is the author of Pharmaceutical Freedom: Why Patients Have a Right to Self-Medicate and is currently exploring the ethics of healthcare decisions regarding pregnancy and birth.

  • Hidalgo authors book on immigration

    Javier Hidalgo, aasociate professor of leadership studies, authored Unjust Borders: Individuals and the Ethics of Immigration (Nov. 2018, Routledge).

  • Williamson keynotes conference

    Dr. Thad Williamson of the Jepson School of Leadership Studies gave the keynote address at the Political Philosophy Conference, "Equality and Democracy in Local and City Government," in York, England, on Jan. 7, 2019. An associate professor of leadership studies and philosophy, politics, economics and law, Williamson has both academic and practical expertise in local and city government. 

  • Crystal Hoyt named APS Fellow

    Crystal Hoyt, professor of leadership studies and psychology, has been named a 2018 Association for Psychological Science Fellow for her outstanding contributions to the science of psychology.

  • Dean Sandra Peart named Robins Distinguished Professor in Leadership Studies Dr. Sandra Peart, Jepson School dean, was appointed to the E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professorship in Leadership Studies.
  • Dr. Julian Hayter receives Distinguished Educator Award

    Dr. Julian Hayter, associate professor of leadership studies, was a 2018 recipient of the University of Richmond Distinguished Educator Award.

  • Dr. Lauranett Lee appointed to Capitol Square Preservation Council

    Dr. Lauranett Lee, visiting lecturer at the Jepson School, was appointed to the Capitol Square Preservation Council by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam.

  • Dr. Al Goethals pens book on presidential leadership

    Dr. Al Goethals, who holds the E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professorship in Leadership Studies, is the author of Realignment, Region, and Race: Presidential Leadership and Social Identity, published by Emerald Points.

  • Dr. Julian Hayter named a Virginia Festival of the Book featured author

    Dr. Julian Hayter, assistant professor of leadership studies, has been named a speaker for the 2018 Virginia Festival of the Book. Hayter will discuss his book The Dream is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia at the festival in Charlottesville, Va., this March.

  • New book co-edited by Dr. Kristin Bezio

    Dr. Kristin Bezio, associate professor of leadership studies, co-edited Leadership, Popular Culture and Social Change, published by Edward Elgar Publishing.

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