About Events Leadership in Times of Crisis Leadership in Times of Crisis April 2, 2020 2:00 PM Online via Zoom Register All crises are unique. But there are leadership characteristics that work well (or poorly) whatever the specifics. Join the Miller Center for a discussion with Batten School professor Allan Stam as he evaluates local, state, and national leaders in the face of COVID-19. Allan Stam Allan C. Stam is a Professor of Public Policy and Politics at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. Previously he was Director of the International Policy Center at the Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy and Professor of Political Science and Senior research scientist at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. Prior to moving to Michigan in 2007 he was the Daniel Webster Professor at Dartmouth College (2000-2007) and was Assistant Professor at Yale University (1996-2000). His research focuses on the dynamics of armed conflict between and within states. Read full bio Related Content Allan Stam From the Archives: Batten Awards John Lewis 2015 Medal in Citizenship Leadership News “Congressman Lewis exemplifies citizen leadership,” said Allan Stam, former dean of the Batten School. “From his days as a student leader to his co-founding of SNCC to his long career as an elected official, he has selflessly served the public good." The Batten School and Center for Politics Launch New Batten Course Taught by Center for Politics Director Larry J. Sabato News The University of Virginia Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the UVA Center for Politics today announced a new Batten School undergraduate course that will be taught by Center for Politics Director Larry J. Sabato and Center for Politics Chief of Staff Ken Stroupe this spring.