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Colonel Joseph LeBoeuf, Ph.D.
(USA, Retired, USMA 1974)

Expertise:
Leadership education, leader development, organizational change and culture, talent development and management, and facilitation and coaching

Experience:
Joe has over 46 years of leading, leadership consulting and teaching in the military, government and non- governmental organizations, and academic institutions. He is a parachutist and Army Ranger with numerous command and staff assignments in both the Federal Republic of Germany, and the Continental United States. He served for 13 years on the faculty of the United States Military Academy, to include service as the Deputy Head of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership and the Director (Dean) of the Academy’s Graduate Program, the Eisenhower Fellowship. Additionally, he served for 3- years as a special project officer for the Chief of Staff of the US Army on an Army Cultural Transformation Initiative. Since retirement, Joe has served as a Professor of the Practice of Management at the Fuqua School of Business, teaching leadership in the daytime MBA, executive MBA, and the Advanced Management programs; and as a Visiting Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, and also serving as a scholar in the Coach K Center on Leadership and Ethics, and as the faculty advisor to the Coach K Fellows Program. He has done leadership education and consulting work with the US Army and US Army Special Operations, the US Air Force, the CIA, hospital systems at Vanderbilt Johns Hopkins and the Texas Medical system, and a number of Fortune 500 organizations.

Scholarly Work/Publications/Awards:
Joe has been a contributing author on a number of books and other publications for the United States Military Academy and the US Army to include FM1, The Army, FM 22-100, Army Leadership, US Army’sConcept for Officership, and a chapter in the book, Future of the Army Profession (McGraw-Hill, 2003). Most recently, he was co-author for the report Developing Leaders of Character at the U.S. Air ForceAcademy: From “First Contact” to Commissioning, Junior officer Leadership Development Research BOLC 1: ROTC, and two book chapters on leadership and leader development for the Harvard Business School Press and Sage Publications. His research and writings have also appeared in Military Review, The Teaching of Sociology, and the Journal of Consulting Psychology, and the Handbook of Teaching Leadership[Harvard], and the Handbook of Military Science. He has been acknowledged with an Excellence in Teaching Award at Fuqua, received a Distinguished Faculty Award from the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at West Point, a Distinguished Contribution Award for the Army Athletic Association at West Point and elected to the Leadership Triangle Hall of Fame.

Education:
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania
Untied States Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
B.S., United States Military Academy, West Point, New York

Organizations:
Academy of Management; Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology; Society for Human Resource Management; Board of Directors, Leadership Triangle; President, West Point Society of the Triangle; Non-profit board service for Leadership Triangle, a nominated trustee for the McGowan Foundation, and the Rick Herrema Foundation