James A. Joseph
Rounding out the academic year for the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts’ Global Georgia Initiative, James A Joseph—U.S. ambassador to South Africa from 1995–1999—will present “Leadership as a Way of Being: Reflections on Nelson Mandela, Servant Leadership and Personal Renewal.” Joseph served in the administrations of four U.S. Presidents and has made life long contributions to voluntarism and civil society. He is Emeritus Professor of the Practice of Public Policy at Duke University and the director of the United States–Southern Africa Center for Leadership and Public Values, a bi-national partnership between Duke and the University of Cape Town that focuses on enhancing the capacity of emerging leaders in South Africa and historically disadvantaged communities in the U.S. The free lecture, which is presented in partnership with the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, begins at 4 p.m.