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15th Annual Kravis-de Roulet Leadership Conference
"Best Practices in Leadership"

Leadership in a Morally Divided World

Joanne Ciulla is Professor and Coston Family Chair in Leadership and Ethics at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond where she is one of the founding faculty members of the school. Dr. Ciulla is a leading authority on leadership and ethics.

Professor Ciulla has also held the UNESCO Chair in Leadership Studies at the United Nations International Leadership Academy in Jordan, and academic appointments at La Salle University, the Harvard Business School, The Wharton School, and Oxford University. In 2003 she received an Outstanding Faculty Award from The State Council of Higher Education of Virginia.

Ciulla writes and lectures on leadership ethics, business ethics and the philosophy of work. Her books include The Working Life: The Promise and Betrayal of Modern Work (2000), and The Ethics of Leadership (2002). She recently co-authoring a business ethics book called Honest Work: A Business Ethics Reader, which will be published by Oxford University Press (2005). Ciulla is currently writing about the origins of leadership.

Ciulla also lectures and consults with business and government agencies in the U.S. and abroad. She has appeared on numerous TV and radio programs and was featured in Bill Moyers "World of Ideas II" series. Ciulla serves on the editorial boards The Leadership Quarterly, The Business Ethics Quarterly, and Leadership. She is also on the board of the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation.