Master of Leadership Faculty

Brett Bourbon, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Master of Leadership

Associate Professor of English

Biography

Brett BourbonBrett Bourbon received his B.A. from U.C. Berkeley and his Ph.D. from Harvard University.

He is co-director of the Master’s in Leadership program at the University of Dallas.

He was a professor at Stanford University for ten years, and is now an English professor at the University of Dallas. In addition, he is a Visiting Associate Professor in The Program of Literary Theory at the University of Lisbon.

Bourbon has worked on consulting projects, involving strategic and technological issues, for Microsoft, Nike and a host of start-ups.

He has received many awards, including a Fulbright to the University of Lisbon, a Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship, the Harvard English Scholar award, and the Walter J. Gores Teaching award from Stanford, as well as the Haggerty Teaching Award from the University of Dallas.    

Brett Bourbon is the author of Finding a Replacement for the Soul: meaning and mind in literature and philosophy (Harvard UP, 2004). He has also written and published numerous essays on philosophy, literature, and culture. He also writes art criticism and is a published poet.

Contact Brett Bourbon, Ph.D.

Office: Braniff 368
Phone: 972-265-5829
Email: bourbon@udallas.edu

J. Lee Whittington, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Master of Leadership

Professor of Business

Biography

J Lee WhittingtonJ. Lee Whittington received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of Texas at Arlington. He joined the University of Dallas faculty in 2000 and has served in various capacities.

J. Lee Whittington teaches courses in Foundations of Management and Strategy, Leadership and Organizations, Leading Change, Power, Influence and Leadership and Value-Based Leadership. He is a member of the Academy of Management and the Southern Academy of Management.

Contact J. Lee Whittington, Ph.D.

Phone: 972-721-5034
Email: jlee1@udallas.edu 

An interdisciplinary faculty for an integrated learning experience

Master of Leadership professors teach across disciplines at the University of Dallas. We invite you to meet our faculty from the following departments: American Studies, BusinessEnglish & Literature, Politics, and Psychology

News

UD Earns Recognition Among America's Best Liberal Arts Colleges

The University of Dallas has been recognized in the 2017-18 Colleges of Distinction Guidebook for the eighth consecutive year among nearly 400 of America's best liberal arts institutions. The annual college guidebook featured the university for having one of the nation's most vibrant college communities and named UD as one of three Catholic Colleges of Distinction in Texas.

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Endowment Honors Father, Helps Students Go to Rome

Charles T. Uhl, who worked in UD's IT Department, sent four of his five children to UD and to Rome. When their father passed away, the Uhl children, along with their mother, Nancy, set up a scholarship fund in his name to enable more students to be able to afford Rome each semester.

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Iraqi Couple Will Use UD Education to Enrich, Preserve Culture

They came here so that someday, they can go back with even more to offer. Sana Kandalan, MA '19, and Anmar Oghanna, MBA '19, a wife and husband, both received scholarships to pursue graduate education at UD; they hope to use their degrees and experiences here to better serve their community back home in Erbil.

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