You may be interested in reading books to learn how to develop leadership qualities. At the same time, if you put “leadership books” into a search engine, you will likely receive over 50 million results. Students frequently ask me for suggestions on leadership readings. Thus, I wanted to share my top 5 recommendations for leadership […]
About David Rosch, PhD
Dave Rosch serves as an Assistant Professor in the Agricultural Education program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His particular areas of research interest include college student leadership development and the effects of leadership programs and courses on development. Dave has spent much of his professional career helping to educate future leaders on the skills required for effectiveness in contemporary society. He has worked at the University of Illinois since 2006, beginning at the Illinois Leadership Center and became faculty in the Agricultural Education program in 2011. There, he currently teaches leadership theory and methods courses and conducts research in emerging adult leadership development. He has published research on the process of leadership education within the Journal of College Student Development, Journal of Leadership Education, Journal of Leadership Studies, and Studies in Higher Education, among several other peer-reviewed journals.
He has also served in a variety of capacities in the International Leadership Association, Association of Leadership Educators, as a Co-lead Facilitator for LeaderShape Inc., and the co-chair of the National Leadership Symposium. Originally from New York, Dave graduated from Binghamton University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Sociology, where he was involved as a Resident Advisor, Orientation Leader, and was the captain of the Men’s Ultimate Frisbee Team. Dave received a Master’s Degree from Colorado State University in Student Affairs in Higher Education and a PhD in Higher Postsecondary Education from Syracuse University, where he worked in university housing and advising student governance organizations.