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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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News and Updates

  • 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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Jepson School of Leadership Studies
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University of Richmond, VA 23173

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Phone: (804) 289-8008
Fax: (804) 287-6062
Email: jepson@richmond.edu