PPS260.01 – LEADERSHIP, POLICY, AND CHANGE

This is a course about leading political change. Together we will tackle two critical and intimately related aspects of this leadership. First, we will examine the challenge of making courageous moral choices in the public realm. Then we will study the crucial role of social movements in creating change. Throughout, we will ask these questions:

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PPS271.S.01 – SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN ACTION

Social Entrepreneurship in Action is a leadership course in applied social innovation.  The central goal of the course is to provide students with an academic opportunity to leverage their experiences and interests to create social innovation initiatives.  More than a traditional social entrepreneurship education course, the course design is based on the principle that significant

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PPS415.01 – ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP

This is the capstone course for students who will have completed internships or community-based research projects during the summer of 2016 that were sponsored by the Hart Leadership Program, or by other curricular or co-curricular programs at Duke University.  Organized around a weekly dinner, the Adaptive Leadership seminar explores leadership as the art of mobilizing

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HISTORY 130D.001 – AMERICAN DREAMS/AMERICAN REALITIES

What does it mean to be an “American?” A  French political scientist said, “To be a Frenchman is a fact; to be an American is an ideal.” What commonly shared ideals, ideas, “myths” define us as “Americans?”  This course examines the role of some commonly shared myths as “rags to riches,” the “agrarian way of

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HISTORY 470S.01 – LEADERSHIP IN AMERICAN HISTORY

The seminar will focus on political, social, business, and artistic leaders in American history and problems which have called for leadership. In addition to selected short readings, students will examine closely the following: James MacGregor Burns’ “Leadership”; Walter Clark’s “Ox Bow Incident”; Niccolo Machiavelli’s “The Prince”; May and R. Neustadt’s “Thinking in Time”; Robert Penn

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