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Kathleen Patterson, Ph.D.

Dr. Patterson currently directs the Doctor of Strategic Leadership program and has been at Regent University since 1999, first, with the School of Leadership Studies and now, the School of Business & Leadership.

Dr. Patterson is noted as an expert on servant leadership. She coordinates an annual Servant Leadership Research Roundtable on the east coast in Virginia Beach, Virginia, at Regent University, where, each year both scholars and practitioners meet together to engage in servant leadership discourse. She also coordinates a west coast Servant Leadership Roundtable each year in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS) conference.

Dr. Patterson is LPI (Leadership Practices Inventory) certified, based on the "The Leadership Challenge" by Kouzes and Posner, a best-selling leadership book detailing the five exemplary leadership practices, and is involved in numerous consulting projects locally, nationally and abroad. She is involved in the following professional associations: The Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, IALC (International Association of Leadership Consultants), ILA (International Leadership Associates) and ILA (International Leadership Association).

HONORS & AWARDS


  • Faculty of the Year Award, School of Business & Leadership, Regent University. May, 2009
  • Special Guest Editor, Servant Leadership Edition, International Journal of Leadership Studies. Regent University, Virginia Beach, Va.
  • Servant Leadership Roundtable Track Chair, ASBBS (American Society for Business & Behavioral Sciences), Las Vegas, NV, 2005
  • Best Paper Award, American Society for Business and Behavioral Sciences, 10th Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2003
  • Ph.D. Fellowship from Regent University's School of Leadership Studies, 2000-2003
  • Regent University Volunteer Award for leadership in the Peer Mentoring Program for Ph.D. Cohort students, August, 2001
  • Founding Member of SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise). Regent University, 2000. SIFE is a not for profit organization that works with students to provide free enterprise education in real working situations. Awards include: Conference spokesperson at Regional and National Competitions, 2000; Regional Rookie of the Year, 2000; Regional Champion, 2000; National Rookie of the Year, 2000
  • Paper Entitled "The Elderly of our Nation and their Economic Condition" chosen for presentation at Lambuth College Undergraduate Sociological Symposium
  • Corporate Award: High staff retention awards in 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
  • Corporate Award: Highest Net Revenue and Ancillary Award, 1998

 

APPOINTMENTS


  • Board Member. Appointed to a term on the Board of Directors of the Larry C. Spears Center.
  • Judge: Ahhawiki Contest. Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE).
  • Book Reviewer, Routledge Press. Managing Corporate Metaphors: How Language Choices Can Expand Your Company's Success.
  • Member, 2009 Conference Planning Committee, ICCB (International Conference of Contemporary Business) Conference.
  • Chair, Leadership Track, 2009 ICCB (International Conference of Contemporary Business) Conference.
  • Chair, Leadership Track, ICCB (International Conference of Contemporary Business) Conference, Somerset West, South Africa, October, 2008.
  • QEP Lead Evaluator, East Texas Baptist University. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Marshall, Texas, September 2008.
  • Coordinator & Moderator, Servant Leadership Roundtable. Regent University, Virginia Beach, Va., 2004-Present.
  • Track Chair, Servant Leadership Roundtable, American Society for Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS), Las Vegas, Nev., February 2006.
  • Session Moderator, "Leadership Complexities," American Society for Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS), Las Vegas, Nev., February 2006.
  • Session Moderator, "Motivation and Transformation Issues in Leadership," American Society for Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS), Las Vegas, Nev., February 2006.
  • Session Coordinator & Moderator, Servant Leadership: A Global Perspective and Discussion of the Emergence of this Theoretical Perspective. ILA (International Leadership Association). Chicago, Ill., November 2006.
  • Track Chair, Servant Leadership Roundtable, American Society for Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS), Las Vegas, Nev., February 2007.
  • Session Moderator, "Servant Leadership: The Organizational Setting," American Society for Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS), Las Vegas, Nev., February 2007.
  • Member, Committee for Standards and Guidelines in Leadership Programs. ILA (International Leadership Association).
  • Reviewer, Leadership and Organizational Development Journal.
  • Reviewer for Wren, D. "The History of Management Thought" 5th Edition.
  • Member, Editorial Board of International Journal of Servant Leadership.
  • Member, Editorial Board of the Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
  • Member, Editorial Board: Asian Women. Sookmyung Women's University (SWU) Research Institute of Asian Women (RIAW). Two-year term.
  • Graduate, MIP (Master Instructor Program), Regent University. Virginia Beach, Va.
  • Certified LPI (Leadership Practices Inventory). ILA (International Leadership Associates).
  • Certified EQ-I. (Emotional Intelligence). BarOn Emotional Quotient Inventory. MHS (Multi-Health Systems Inc).

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS


  • IALC (International Association of Leadership Consultants) Founding Member
  • ILA (International Leadership Associates)
  • ILA (International Leadership Association)

 

COMMITTEES


  • CTL (Center for Teaching and Learning) Faculty Focus Group (2011)—Living Latino Roundtable.
  • Judge: Ahhawiki Contest. Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE).
  • Planning Committee: Annual Research Roundtables. School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship, Regent University. Virginia Beach, Virginia.
  • Planning Committee: Annual Virtual Moral Leadership Conference. School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship, Regent University. Virginia Beach, Virginia.
  • FAITH FUND. (Financial Assistance in Times of Hardship). Program to help employees bridge a financial crisis. The F.A.I.T.H Fund operates solely on contributions from Regent Employees and exclusively serves Regent employees. Regent University. Virginia Beach, Virginia.

EDUCATION


  • Ph.D., Regent University, School of Leadership Studies, 2003
    Organizational Leadership Program
  • M.A., Regent University, School of Leadership Studies, 2000
    Organizational Leadership in Business
  • B.A., Lee College, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, 1991
    • Major: Sociology
    • Minors: Psychology, Biblical Studies

CURRENT RESEARCH


  • Servant Leadership
  • Love and Leadership
  • Humility
  • Moral Leadership
  • Vices and Virtues

SBL COURSE MATERIALS


Patterson, K. A. (2003 to Present), Servant Leadership Theory.



COMMUNITY SERVICE


  • Volunteer, Southeastern Food Bank
  • Election Official for Virginia
  • Sponsor in the Virginia Initiative to Alleviate Welfare program
  • Partner in the Woodstock Literacy program
  • Host for Virginia Public Schools Special Needs Placement Program
  • Public School Advisory Committee