Scott J. Allen, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of management at John Carroll University where he teaches courses in leadership and management skills. In 2008, Scott was voted the favorite teacher in the Boler School of Business. He also served as a Presidential Fellow at Case Western Reserve University where he taught Leadership in Modern Society. Scott is a graduate of The Art and Practice of Leadership Development, an executive education program of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
He is published in the Encyclopedia of Leadership and co-authored A Charge Nurse’s Guide: Navigating the Path of Leadership, a leadership book for health care professionals. Scott is also the co-author of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for College Students (Jossey-Bass) and the corresponding suite of resources (Facilitation & Activity Guide, Workbook, Facilitation and Activity Guide). In addition, Scott has articles published in the Journal of Leadership Educators, Journal of Leadership Studies, Advances in Developing Human Resources, Leadership Review, The International Leadership Journal, The OD Journal, SAM Advanced Management Journal, and Leadership Excellence. He recently completed a book chapter for the China Executive Leadership Academy Pudong entitled A Review on Leadership Education and Development Outside China and is a contributing author to the book Leadership: The Key Concepts.
In addition to writing and speaking, Scott consults, facilitates workshops, and leads retreats across industries. Scott is involved with LeaderShape, the International Leadership Association and serves on the board of trustees of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. Since 2007, he has served as a Sam Walton Fellow for Student’s in Free Enterprise (SIFE).
He resides in Chagrin Falls, Ohio with his wife, Jessica, and three children – Will, Kate & Emily.