Leadership & Ethics

Leadership & Ethics is responsible for the Leadership & Ethics area of study in the Naval War College’s electives program, Professional Military Ethics Program, and the Navy Senior Leader Development Concentration. The department works closely with the Navy Leadership and Ethics Center (NLEC) as well as with Navy leadership on issues involving character development and stewardship of the profession of arms.

Deputy Dean, Leadership & Ethics

Leadership & Ethics will be at the forefront on issues involving character development and stewardship of the profession of arms; this includes enabling execution of the Navy Leader Development Strategy to support an effective Navy Leader Development Continuum from Seaman Recruit to Admiral. The department delivers the Navy Senior Leader Development Concentration (NSLDC), a 10-month immersive and deliberate leader development experience for select NWC students. Leadership & Ethics is also responsible for the college’s Professional Military Ethics Program that provides a series of lectures, panels, seminars and discussion groups to further officers' understanding and application of ethical leadership which is led by the Admiral James B. Stockdale Chair of Military Ethics.