Who We Are

Wake Forest is a community of faculty, staff and administrators committed to educating the whole person and transforming students into leaders and citizens of character. Within this community, a few individuals focus on leading and expanding the Program for Leadership and Character: 

Program Team

  • Michael Lamb, Executive Director
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  • Kenneth Townsend, Director of Leadership and Character in the Professional Schools
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  • Eranda Jayawickreme, Senior Research Fellow
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  • Heather Maranges, Senior Research Scholar
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  • Kate Allman, Research Scholar
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  • Casey Keller, Research Coordinator
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  • Jeremy Markovich, Director of Communications
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  • Ann Phelps, Director of Programming
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  • Bradley Burroughs, Assistant Director in Religious Life
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  • Elizabeth Whiting Pierce, Assistant Director in the Professional Schools
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  • Raven Scott, Assistant Director of Programming in the College
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  • Kathleen Stimely, Program Manager
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  • Donovan Livingston, Staff Affiliate
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Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Johann Ducharme, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Professional Schools
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  • Hyunju Lee, Postdoctoral Fellow in Education
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  • Ryan Juskus, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Environmental Program
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  • Lauren Mark, Postdoctoral Fellow in Communication
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  • Sara Etz Mendonça, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Psychology
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  • Julie Miller, Postdoctoral Fellow in Interdisciplinary Humanities
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  • Colleen Mitchell, Postdoctoral Fellow in Politics and International Affairs
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  • Hannah Read, Postdoctoral Fellow in Character Education
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  • Adetoun Yeaman, Postdoctoral Fellow in Engineering Education
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Research Collaborators

  • Olga Pierrakos, Department Chair and Professor of Engineering
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  • Michael Gross, Associate Professor of Engineering
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  • Elise Murray Dykhuis, Research and Assessment Consultant
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  • Dylan Brown, Research Affiliate
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