L.J. McElravy

*Accepting New Graduate Students

Teaching

  • ALEC 102 Interpersonal Skills for Leadership
  • ALEC 202 Leadership Development in Small Groups and Teams
  • ALEC 302 Dynamics of Effective Leadership in Organizations
  • ALEC 414 Classic Figures in Leadership
  • ALEC 422 Facilitation and Project Planning (Rural Civic Action Program is a partnership with Civic Nebraska where undergraduate students facilitate service project with rural high school and middle school students)
  • ALEC 433/833 Dynamics of Effective Leadership in Groups and Teams
  • ALEC 801 Theoretical Foundations of Leadership
  • ALEC 845 Research in Leadership Education
  • ALEC 888 Leadership, Power and Influence
  • AGRI 310 Education Abroad to Rwanda and China

Research

  • Leader and leadership assessment in youth and adults and the impact on civic engagement
  • Assessment and evaluation of leadership training and development based on positive psychology
  • Developing shared leadership systems prepared to engage in effective creative and innovative problem-solving

Extension

About

Dr. L.J. McElravy is an Associate Professor of Leadership in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication, and Associate Dean of Graduate Student Professional Development within Graduate Studies. Dr. McElravy’s research and extension efforts are focused on leader and leadership assessment, leadership training and development based on positive psychology, and developing shared leadership systems prepared to engage in effective creative and innovative problem-solving. Dr. McElravy's four years in the U.S. Army helped shape his beliefs about leadership being a truly developmental process that can greatly impact the success of teams, organizations, and communities.