Past Lecturers: Kathleen Allen (Kathleen Allen and Associates), Jim Dethmer (Conscious Leadership Group)

The 2023 Gary Laben Lecture

Friday, April 7
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Gilman 132

Vivechkanand Chunoo, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

V. Chunoo, Ph.D. (he/his) is an Assistant Professor of Organizational and Community Leadership at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He teaches courses in Leadership Communication, Leadership Ethics, Collaborative Leadership and Social Justice Leadership. His research focuses on the cultural aspects of teaching and learning in leadership as well as the social justice outcomes of leadership development programs. V has co-edited Changing the Narrative: Socially Just Leadership Education and Shifting the Mindset: Socially Just Leadership Education. In addition, he is the Associate Editor of New Directions for Student Leadership, the Senior Research Fellow for LeaderShape, Inc., and the host of the NASPA SLPKC Podcast.

Chunoo’s lecture will address the intersections of social justice and leadership and help people envision their day-to-day lives, including their occupational or educational roles, as leadership.