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Austin Council

Collegiate Assistant Professor
  • Director, Leadership and Social Change Minor
175 West Campus Dr., MC 0343
Blacksburg, VA 24061

University of Florida 2012
B.A. History

University of Florida 2013
M.A. Education (Social Studies focus)

University of Florida 2019
Ph.D. Agriculture, Education and Communication (Leadership focus)

LDRS 1414: Exploring Citizen Leadership

LDRS 1424: Citizen Leadership Praxis

LDRS 4044: Leadership Studies Capstone

Bletscher, C. G., & Council, A. (2022). THE POWER OF THE MICROPHONE: Podcasting as an effective instructional tool for leadership education. The Journal of Leadership Education, 21(4).

Council, A., & Sowcik, M. (2021). Exploring Humility to Address the Need for Authentic Leadership. Journal of Leadership, Accountability & Ethics18(2).

Council, A., & Sowcik, M. (2020). Exploring the development of humble leaders in the context of agriculture. Advancements in Agricultural Development1(3), 55-67.

Sowcik, M. J., & Council, A. (2018). Developing the Next Generation of Narcissistic Leaders. Journal of Leadership Studies, 12(2), 64-67.

Sowcik, M.J., & Council, A. (2018). Virtue Ethics In McManus, R. M., Ward, S. J., & Perry, A. K. (Eds.). (2018). Ethical Leadership: A Primer. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Sowcik, M. J., Andenoro, A. C., & Council, A. (2017). Addressing the Biggest (Baddest) and Best Ideas Ever: Through the Lens of Humility. Journal of Leadership Education, 16(4), 164-179.