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Leadership and the Humanities is a peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to advancing understanding of, research on, and applications concerning leadership. The journal offers rigorous but readable scholarship on leadership from the broad field of the humanities, an increasingly popular focus for leadership studies. The journal publishes explorations of leadership from many disciplinary perspectives, including philosophy, ethics, religion, history, psychology, arts, literature, drama, film, ancient and modern languages, classics, communication and media studies, anthropology, political science, and sociology. Interdisciplinary approaches are encouraged. The journal welcomes studies of leaders and leadership in many different settings, in fiction and art, and across different times, places, and cultures. This may include studies of formal as well as informal leaders, and it may focus on followers, organizations, and the context of leadership, or on symbolic representations and depictions of leadership. Research that stresses the diversity of leadership across gender, race, class, religion, and age is encouraged.
The journal publishes original papers including but not limited to the following fields:
- Philosophical approaches to Leadership Studies
- History and Leadership
- Biography and Leadership
- Analytic psychology, psychoanalysis and Leadership
- Ethics and Leadership
- Cultural Studies and Leadership
- Arts and Leadership
- Literature and Leadership
- Language (modern and ancient), Linguistics and Semiotics approaches to Leadership
- Communication Studies and Leadership
- Religion and Leadership
- Anthropological approaches to Leadership
- Law and Leadership
- Political theory and Leadership
- Humanity education for leadership development
Editor in Chief
- Michael Harvey, Professor of Business Management, Department of Business Management, Washington College, US
- Antonio Marturano, Founding Editor, Leadership and the Humanities and Adjunct Professor Philosophical Anthropology, Department of Science and Technology of Education, University of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
- Terry L. Price, Professor of Leadership Studies, Jepson School of Leadership, University of Richmond, US
- Professor Cornelius J. Bekker, Regent University, US
- Professor Rafael Capurro, Stuttgart Media University, Germany
- Dr Brigid Carroll, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
- Professor Peter Case, James Cook University, Australia
- Professor Joanne Ciulla, Richmond University, US
- Professor Jonathan Gosling, University of Exeter, UK
- Professor Anthony Grayling, University of Oxford, UK
- Professor Keith Grint, Warwick University, UK
- Professor Nathan Harter, Christopher Newport University, US
- Professor Brad Jackson, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
- Professor Maosen Li, Renmin University, China
- Dr Barbara Mossberg, California State University, Monterey Bay, US
- Dr Valerie Petit, EDHEC, France
- Professor Danica Purg, Bled School of Management, Slovenia
- Professor Ronald Riggio, Claremont McKenna College, US
- Professor Sergio Salvatore, Salento University, Italy
- Dr Sverre Spoelstra, Lund University, Sweden
- Dr Marco Tavanti, DePaul University, US
- Professor Nicholas O. Warner, Claremont McKenna College, US
- Dr Thad Williamson, University of Richmond, US
- Professor Martin Wood, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
- J. Thomas Wren, Professor of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond, US
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ISSN Print 2050-8727
ISSN Online 2050-8735
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