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Howard T. Prince, II

Howard T. Prince, II

Clinical Professor and holder of the Loyd Hackler Endowed Chair in Ethical Leadership; Fellow, Center for Politics and Governance


Contact Info

512-471-4303
SRH 3.267
hprince@austin.utexas.edu

Office Hours

Fall 2012: PA388L: Wednesday 9-11 or by appt.

Howard Prince is a clinical professor and holds the Loyd Hackler Endowed Chair in Ethical Leadership. He served previously in the LBJ School as the Director of the Center for Ethical Leadership from 2000-2012. From 1990 to 1996 he served as founding dean and Professor of Leadership Studies in the University of Richmond's Jepson School of Leadership Studies, where he was responsible for the development of the first undergraduate leadership degree program in the world. He also held the George and Virginia Modlin endowed chair in leadership studies in 1996-97. From 1978 to 1990 Dr. Prince was Professor and Head of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York. While at West Point, he developed both graduate and undergraduate leadership programs and was instrumental in reshaping leader development throughout the U.S. Army.

An honor graduate of West Point and a recipient of West Point’s Distinguished Graduate Award, Dr. Prince also holds a Master of Arts degree in international relations from American University; studied economics, history, political science, and sociology at the University of Bonn in Germany as an Olmsted Scholar; and earned a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Army War College and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.

As a young Army officer, Dr. Prince became a highly decorated combat veteran. After serving for more than 28 years in the United States Army, Dr. Prince was advanced on the retired list to Brigadier General upon his retirement in 1990 and presented with the army's highest award for service, the Distinguished Service Medal.

 

Education

US Army War College, 1990; Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, 1975; M.A. in International Relations, The American University, 1969; Olmsted Scholar, University of Bonn, Germany, 1965-67; B.S., U.S. Military Academy, West Point, 1962

Current Positions

Director, Center for Ethical Leadership; Fellow, American Psychological Association; Member, Association of Leadership Educators; Member, International Leadership Association

Previous Positions

Founding Dean and Professor of Leadership Studies, Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond (1990-1996); George and Virginia Modlin Endowed Chair in Leadership Studies, University of Richmond (1996-1997); First Professor and Head, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership, U.S. Military Academy, West Point (1978-1990)

“Military Leadership,” in The Encyclopedia of Leadership, 2004, Co-editor, International Military and Defense Encyclopedia (Pergamon-Brassey’s International Defense Publications, Inc., 1993); senior editor, Leadership in Organizations (Avery Publishing Group, 1988)

 

Education

US Army War College, 1990; Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, 1975; M.A. in International Relations, The American University, 1969; Olmsted Scholar, University of Bonn, Germany, 1965-67; B.S., U.S. Military Academy, West Point, 1962

Current Positions

Director, Center for Ethical Leadership; Fellow, American Psychological Association; Member, Association of Leadership Educators; Member, International Leadership Association

Previous Positions

Founding Dean and Professor of Leadership Studies, Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond (1990-1996); George and Virginia Modlin Endowed Chair in Leadership Studies, University of Richmond (1996-1997); First Professor and Head, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership, U.S. Military Academy, West Point (1978-1990)

Prince, H. T., Tumlin, G. R., and Connaughton, S. L., "An Interdisciplinary Major in Ethical Leadership Studies: Rationale, Challenges, and Template for Building an Adaptable Program".  The International Leadership Journal, Vol. 2 (1), Fall 2009.

Prince, H. T., Teaching Leadership:  A Journey Into The Unknown.  Concepts and Connections:  A Newsletter for Leadership Educators, Vol. 9 (3); 1, 3, 13; 2001.

“Military Leadership,” in The Encyclopedia of Leadership, 2004, Co-editor, International Military and Defense Encyclopedia (Pergamon-Brassey’s International Defense Publications, Inc., 1993); senior editor,Leadership in Organizations (Avery Publishing Group, 1988)

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