Joseph N.G. LeBoeuf, Jr.

Joseph N.G. LeBoeuf, Jr.

Faculty Advisor, COLE Leadership Fellows Program; Center Scholar

Professor of the Practice of Management

Joe LeBoeuf is a professor of the practice of management at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. Professor LeBoeuf retired as a colonel, US Army, after thirty-four years of uniformed service. His last military assignment was as an Academy Professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he was the Deputy Head of the Behavioral Sciences and Leadership department and Director of the graduate degree-granting program, the Eisenhower Fellowship, a partnership with Columbia University that awards a master’s degree in leadership and counseling to 20+ Army officers every year. His expertise is in leadership education, leader development and organizational culture and change and he has been intimately involved in building the leadership and leader development programs at USMA and throughout the Army.

Upon retirement from the Army in 2004, LeBoeuf joined The Fuqua School of Business to teach leadership and management in the Daytime and Executive MBA programs, work in the Coach K Center on Leadership and Ethics (COLE), and serve as faculty advisor to the COLE Leadership Fellows program. His teaching includes courses in Facilitation, Coaching and Mentoring, Leadership, and Leading and Managing Human Capital and Organizational Change. He also teaches in Fuqua’s Educative MBA programs, and in Duke’s Advanced Management Program.  LeBoeuf also runs a 4-day leader development experience, Consequential Leadership 2 [C-LEAD 2] for 400+ second-year MBAs in Fuqua’s daytime program. From 2006-2010 he taught an undergraduate course in Military Leadership in the Hart Leadership Program,  Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke. He was promoted to Full Professor of the Practice of Management in the spring, 2006.

Outside of his Fuqua responsibilities, he serves as a member of the learning network with Duke Corporate Education.  He participated as a consultant on several significant studies to include the Air Force Academy’s leader and character development program and an in-depth review of the leadership and leader development curriculum of the Army’s ROTC programs. He has served as a program integrator and educator with the Center for the Army Professional Ethic [CAPE] on an Army-wide project to re-professionalize the Army’s culture under a contract with Praevius, Inc.  He is currently working in leadership education and developmental programs for the US Army Special Forces, Ft. Bragg, NC.  LeBoeuf also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Leadership Triangle, working on their leadership programming, and is the President of the West Point Society of the Triangle.

LeBoeuf has been a contributing author in a number of books and other publications for the United States Military Academy and the U.S. Army to include FM 6-22, Army Leadership, and the U.S. Army’s Concept for Officership, and a chapter in the book, Future of the Army Profession (McGraw-Hill, 2003). He also served as an editor for the book, The Lieutenants Tour, a handbook on leadership written for Army lieutenants. His research and writings have also appeared in Military Review, The Teaching of Sociology, the Handbook for Teaching Leadership, Leader to Leader, and the Journal of Consulting Psychology.

Visit Joe’s Fuqua faculty page for more information on his research.