Howard Prince, Director
Howard Prince is director of the LBJ School's Center for Ethical Leadership. From 1990 to 1996 he served as founding dean and Professor of Leadership Studies in the University of Richmond's Jepson School of Leadership Studies, where he was responsible for the development of the first undergraduate leadership degree program in the world. He also held the George and Virginia Modlin endowed chair in leadership studies in 1996-97. From 1978 to 1990 Dr. Prince was Professor and Head of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York. While at West Point, he developed both graduate and undergraduate leadership programs and was instrumental in reshaping leader development throughout the U.S. Army.
An honor graduate of West Point, Dr. Prince also holds a Master of Arts degree in international relations from American University; studied economics, history, political science, and sociology at the University of Bonn in Germany as an Olmsted Scholar; and earned a Ph.D. in psychology from The University of Texas at Austin. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Army War College. A clinical psychologist, he is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
After serving for more than 28 years in the United States Army, Dr. Prince was promoted to Brigadier General upon his retirement in 1990 and presented with the army's highest award for service, the Distinguished Service Medal.