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Leadership Studies

This guide will assist you with research into Leadership Studies topics, finding databases, journals, articles, and with citation. it also includes information on the MPS Program.

Web Sites for Leadership Studies

Stennis Center for Public Service Leadership

"The John C. Stennis Center for Public Service Leadership was established by Congress as a living tribute to the public service career of John C. Stennis who served in the United States Senate over 41 years...The Stennis Center develops and delivers a portfolio of unique programs for young people, leaders in local, state and federal government and congressional staff. These programs promote public service as a noble calling, enhance leadership skills and foster relationships among leaders with similar concerns." ~ web site "About" page

The Aspen Institute

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute has campuses in Aspen, Colorado, and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also maintains offices in New York City and has an international network of partners.

The Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation

"Mission and Philosophy:The Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation (DTPF) helps people and societies create cultures of peace. One of the principal ways we are undertaking our mission is by developing programs that focus on young people. Our programs will use new media and traditional methods to convey to young people the work and wisdom of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, as well as other effective ideas and methods for “living peace” and implementing proven reconciliation and restorative practices."

Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurial Leadership

"Our vision is to foster 'a society of economically independent individuals who are engaged citizens, contributing to the improvement of their communities.' In service of this vision, and in keeping with our founder’s wishes, we focus our grant making and operations on two areas: advancing entrepreneurship and improving the education of children and youth. We carry out our mission through four programmatic areas: Entrepreneurship, Advancing Innovation, Education, and Research and Policy.  more