Call for Proposals: Pennsylvania Leadership Studies Conference

Posted by Shippensburg University on February 5, 2018

A One-Day Research-focused event for Scholars and Students

Saturday, April 7, 2018
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Dixon University Center, Harrisburg PA

Theme – “Leadership: People and Process in a Climate of Uncertainty”

Welcome to Dr. Amber Stephenson of Clarkson University as Keynote speaker.

Accepting proposals for single papers, panels, complete research sessions, and workshops on all aspects of leadership research; proposals addressing the theme are especially welcome.

All sessions will be 75 minutes in length.  Research paper sessions will have 3-4 presentations of 15-20 minutes length focused on current research in leadership.  Individual paper proposals are also welcome.  Roundtable session proposals should include topic and 2-3 proposed discussion prompts – organizer will serve as convener. Panel or workshop session proposals should include title and brief description. All complete research session proposals should include titles and abstracts of each paper along with each author’s name, affiliation and email; roundtable, panel and workshop session proposals should include title, brief description, and participants’ names, affiliations, and emails.

Please send all proposals of individual research papers, complete research sessions, roundtables, panels, or workshop sessions to: Barbara Denison, Shippensburg University,

Include your name, affiliation, and email (and the same for all members of a complete session) along with abstract not to exceed 250 words. Deadline is February 28, 2018. Questions to same email.

All presenters on the program are required to pay registration, which will be $35 for regular participants and $10 for students. Preregistration will be available after February 1, 2018.

More details and registration information at

Sponsors: Shippensburg University, Alvernia University, Indiana University of PA

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