Associate Professor Emerita Barbara Crosby is a recipient of the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Leadership Association. The award honors individuals who have made a significant lifetime contribution to the field of leadership through their published works and influential support of leadership knowledge and practice.
Crosby has taught and written extensively about leadership and public policy, integrative leadership, cross-sector collaboration, women in leadership, media and public policy, and strategic planning. She is the author of Teaching Leadership: An Integrative Approach (2016), Leadership for Global Citizenship (1999), and co-author with John M. Bryson of Leadership for the Common Good: Tackling Public Problems in a Shared-Power World (2d. ed. 2005).
She served many years on the editorial board of Leadership Quarterly. She and Bryson were joint winners of the 2019 Keith G. Provan Award for Outstanding Contributions to Empirical Theory from the Public and Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Management.
Crosby will receive the award at the association's annual conference, scheduled for October in Washington DC.