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CCP (6 of 6): Leadership is the sense that we make of it: Concluding thoughts on Cultivating Critical Perspectives (NASPA Leadership Podcast)

Over the past five episodes, we’ve really gotten to know author John Dugan and many of the contributors to Leadership Theory: Cultivating Critical Perspectives. John and host Myles Surrett take us on a journey of reflecting on critical perspectives and implications for leadership education.

Myles discusses the dominant norm in leadership education, where “we default to the assumption of shared understanding”. He draws a parallel to Robert Putnam’s book, Our Kids, where one working-class interviewee professed: “Your then was not my then, and your now isn’t even my now.”

John discusses the reality, pain, and privilege...  <<MORE>>

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CCP (5 of 6): Lean into the Gray, Co-Curricular Applications of Cultivating Critical Perspectives (NASPA Leadership Podcast)

In the penultimate NASPA Leadership Podcast focusing on Leadership Theory: Cultivating Critical Perspectives, Lesley-Ann Brown-Henderson, Executive Director of Campus Inclusion and Community at Northwestern University, joins John Dugan and host Myles Surrett to discuss co-curricular applications of the new book and facilitator’s guide.

You won’t come away from this podcast with step-by-step instructions on running a session with your staff; Lesley-Ann, John, and Myles give us so much more.  <<MORE>>

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CCP (4 of 6): Inter-disciplinary, inter-functional, interruption: The Facilitator’s Guide (NASPA Leadership Podcast)

 In episode 4 of the podcast series discussing Leadership Theory: Cultivating Critical Perspectives, Natasha Turman and Amy Barnes, authors of the Facilitator’s Guide, discuss development of the activities and how the guide disrupts normative leadership theory and interrupts biases through critical self-reflection.

The facilitator’s guide evolved... <<MORE>>

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CCP (3 of 6): Counter-Narratives: The Heart and Soul of Cultivating Critical Perspectives (NASPA Leadership Podcast)

The “heart and soul” of John Dugan’s new book, Leadership Theory: Cultivating Critical Perspectives, is the counter-narratives found at the end of each chapter. Illustrating leadership research and theories in real life, the counter-narratives serve to amplify voices and stories that are often left at the margins.

Myles states that the counter-narratives are one of the many things that make this book worthwhile and... <<MORE>>

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CCP (2 of 6): Ana Rossetti and John Dugan – What has been seen cannot be unseen, or, curricular applications of Cultivating Critical Perspectives (NASPA Leadership Podcast)

Ana Rossetti and John Dugan discuss curricular applications of Leadership Theory: Cultivating Critical Perspectives.

Ana piloted the book and facilitator’s manual in her class “Foundations of Ethics and Social Justice in Leadership” at Loyola University. Calling it an “essential and treasured resource”, Ana appreciates the clearly defined learning objectives... <<MORE>>

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CCP (1 of 6): Introduction to Leadership Theory: Cultivating Critical Perspectives (NASPA Leadership Podcast)

NASPA Leadership Podcast, hosted by Myles Surrett
Episode 23:  Cultivating Critical Perspectives Part 1: Introduction with John Dugan

Myles sits down with John Dugan to discuss his new book, Leadership Theory: Cultivating Critical Perspectives. This first podcast of the series introduces the concepts and themes found in the book, and describes the process of developing the book and material.

In true critical perspectives fashion, even the style of the book is disruptive... <<MORE>>

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Cultivating Critical Perspectives 6-Part Series by NASPA Leadership Podcast

Readers of Leadership Thoughts have seen several quick summaries of podcasts where Myles Surrett interviews professionals in the field of college student leadership development.  We have highlighted four key individuals in this blog -- all of whom have had key roles in some way in the development of the MSL.

Myles and the NASPA Leadership Podcast are now embarking on a journey through a new 6-part series...

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Julie Owen - The Third Wave of Student Leadership Development is Here!

Yet another great review with a researcher in the field of college student leadership development is highlighted in this next podcast from the NASPA Student Leadership Podcast, hosted by Myles Surrett.  In Episode 17, Myles interviews Julie Owen, an Assistant Professor of Leadership and Integrative Studies at New Century College, George Mason University and a project consultant for the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership (MSL).

Julie’s discussion with Myles centered around the current state of collegiate student leadership development and the third wave that we are now embarking upon...

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Susan Komives - Student Activist to Career Student Leadership Researcher (Podcast Review)

In our third review from key episodes from the NASPA Student Leadership Podcast, hosted by Myles Surrett - it is time to turn to Susan Komives, Professor Emerita at the University of Maryland and project consultant for the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership (MSL).

Susan reflects on a pathbreaking career in student leadership development and predicts future trends in the field...

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