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

The 2023 Gary Laben Lecture

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

Dr. V. Chunoo is an assistant professor in the Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a graduate of the Higher Education Ph.D. program at Florida State University, and his research interests involve improving the leadership learning experiences of first-generation college students, undergraduates of historically underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds, and collegians from underserved socioeconomic communities. He is also interested in enhancing training and development for faculty and administrators with leadership learning responsibilities. He teaches courses for undergraduates in Leadership Communications and Collaborative Leadership. He is co-editor of Changing the Narrative: Socially Just Leadership Education; a recently published volume in the Contemporary Perspectives in Leadership Learning book series.