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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MLD 585 - Leadership in Times of Crisis: Case Studies in Disaster Response

Prerequisites, acceptance into the Master of Arts in Leadership Development Program. Examines the role of leadership during times of (inter)national crisis to improve individual and community capacities to deal with natural disasters and engage during inflection points in social change. Topics include civic engagement, climate change, disaster preparedness and relief, environmental and racial justice, and government responsibility. Contemporary leadership models such as Relational Leadership, the Social Change Model of Leadership, and Servant Leadership are applied to a comprehensive case-study analysis of the 2005 Hurricane Katrina disaster as well as more recent crises. Includes travel to New Orleans to engage in service-learning/rebuilding efforts. Travel course. Fee: TBD. (Offered interterm.) 3 credits