Chestertown, MD, March 26, 2001 — Dr. Joanne Ciulla, expert on leadership and business ethics, will address the topic "The Heart of Leadership" on Thursday, March 29, 2001, at 4 p.m. in Washington College's Casey Academic Center Forum. The talk is sponsored by the Office of Leadership Development and the Society of Junior Fellows. The public is invited to attend.
Dr. Ciulla holds a Ph.D. in philosophy and the Coston Family Chair in Leadership and Ethics at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond. She is a founding faculty member of the Jepson School, the only school in the nation to offer an undergraduate degree in leadership studies. Dr. Ciulla is also the first person to hold the UNESCO Chair in leadership studies at the United Nations University International Leadership Academy in Amman, Jordan.
Dr. Ciulla serves on the editorial boards of The Business Ethics Quarterly and The Journal of Business Ethics, and publishes in the areas of business ethics, leadership studies and the philosophy of work. Her most recent books are The Working Life: The Promise and Betrayal of Modern Work (Times Books, 2000) and Ethics: The Heart of Leadership (Praeger, 1998). She is working on a new book titled The Ethics of Leadership and serves on a number of boards, including the seminars advisory board of the Aspen Institute and the Desmond Tutu Peace Trust.