This course examines the characteristics of great leaders and successful entrepreneurs, and the roles they play in politics and society. Building on insights from political science, economics, and psychology, students use different theories and concepts, such as social entrepreneurship and transformative leadership, to analyze individuals as diverse as Jane Goodall, Steve Jobs, and Teddy Roosevelt.
Satisfies depth and breadth course requirement in Social Science track of the Environmental Studies major or interdisciplinary minor.
Satisfies a Social-Scientific Thought requirement.
Offered every other year, in rotation with POL 472.
Permission of the instructor required.