In Ethical Leadership: Character, Civility, and Community, Professor Walter Earl Fluker delves into theoretical and practical elements of ethical leadership with emphasis on leaders’ personal narratives within social historical contexts. Three specific areas of ethical leadership will be emphasized: morally-anchored character, transformative acts of civility, and a sense of community.
Ethical Leadership: Character, Civility, and Community
Walter Earl Fluker is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor Emeritus of Ethical Leadership at Boston University. He is the editor of the Howard Thurman Papers Project and the Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Initiative for the Development of Ethical Leadership (MLK-IDEAL).
Professor Fluker is assisted by Dr. Robin Masi. Dr. Masi received her doctorate in 2018 from the Boston University School of Education’s Educational Leadership and Policy Studies program. Dr. Masi is also the Assistant Director with B.U.’s Center for Character and Social Responsibility (CCSR). Masi’s research is focused on the intersection of ethical role models and arts education. She is a practicing artist and Professor of Art Foundations with the Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online Division where she teaches studio and digital art, ethics, and aesthetics courses.
edX is the education movement for restless learners. Together with our founding partners Harvard and MIT, we’ve brought together over 35 million learners, the majority of top-ranked universities in the world, and industry-leading companies onto one online learning platform that supports learners at every stage. And we’re not stopping there—as a global nonprofit, we’re relentlessly pursuing our vision of a world where every learner can access education to unlock their potential, without the barriers of cost or location.