Graduate Whitepapers


At the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and through the Department of Educational Leadership, Gary teaches graduate students about leadership and management. Most students are working on advanced degrees through the Learning, Design, and Technology Program.


As part of his summer term course, students have the opportunity to contribute to a whitepaper about a leadership-related topic. The whitepapers summarize research conducted by the students. Student authors typically contribute by interviewing experts and practitioners. In addition to the interviews, doctoral students conduct an abbreviated literature review related to the topic.

2021 Whitepaper: Leadership Development

Reflections on Leadership Development

Graduate students interviewed 24 leadership-development experts.