Kristin Bezio is Associate Professor of Leadership Studies at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond. Her research focuses on leadership in literature and film, leadership in performance, and cultural and political history in early modern England. She integrates the study of literature into the curriculum by teaching classes such as “Leadership and the Humanities” and “Leadership on Stage and Screen.” She is especially interested in how literature, drama, film, and video games have influenced society and approaches to leadership and followership. She is the author of Staging Power in Tudor and Stuart English History Plays: History, Political Thought, and the Redefinition of Sovereignty and co-editor of Leadership, Popular Culture and Social Change and Cultural Icons and Cultural Leadership. She is also a company member and technical director for Host of Sparrows Aerial Circus—Virginia’s first professional aerial and circus arts company.