Apr 20, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LEAD 485 - Leadership in Times of Crisis: Case Studies in Disaster Response

Prerequisite, LEAD 101  or declared LEAD minor, or declared leadership-related cluster or consent of instructor. Examines leadership during times of (inter)national crisis to improve individual and community capacities to effectively address natural disasters and promote civic engagement during inflection points in social change. Contemporary leadership models (Relational Leadership, Social Change Model of Leadership, Servant Leadership) are applied to comprehensive case-study analysis of the 2005 Hurricane Katrina disaster as well as more recent events (e.g., Florence & Michael/2018; Harvey & Maria/2017; Sandy/2012). Topics include civic engagement, climate change, disaster preparedness and relief, environmental and racial justice, and government responsibility. Includes travel to New Orleans to engage in service-learning/rebuilding efforts. May be used to satisfy the "Leading with Integrity" or "Leading Change" (applied capstone) requirements for the LEAD minor. P/NP. Fee: TBD. (Offered interterm.) 4 credits