This book explores crisis leadership and the ethical principles of love, forgiveness, and inclusion through the military, political, spiritual, and emergent leaders depicted in science fiction television series of the past 25 years.
Becoming Other: Self-Transformation and Social Change in Neill Blomkamp Films
Harry Potter and the Leadership of Resistance
This volume is an exploration of the ways popular culture, broadly defined, intersects with leadership, and demonstrates change on individual, collective, organizational, and
#TheResistance: Leadership and the Exercise of Dissent in the Twitterverse
Examining #TheResistance groups on Twitter that demonstrate the emergence of leaders in an online environment for creating community and common purpose in the exercise of dissent. Many of these groups have co-opted characters of science fiction-fantasy narratives to create community and confer leadership. [in press]
Mediating the Future: Women Political Leaders in Science Fiction Television
This chapter explores the agentic behaviors of female presidents and prime ministers as depicted in post-apocalyptic science fiction television. This mediated depiction of the future with women at the forefront of crisis leadership continues to speak to our fears and desires for a future founded in community.
Imagining Leadership in Science Fiction Narratives
This chapter discusses the ways science fiction narratives echo leadership practices by mediating the tension between our rational and spiritual natures to project a positive future. Crisis leadership, emergent leaders, and themes of social justice are explored.
Dollmaking as an Expression of Women’s Leadership
This chapter is the result of an arts-based research study reflectively exploring how women view their leadership practice and the challenges they experience through the creation of an art doll to express their vision of personal leadership attributes.
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