Another Honor for Ambassador and Professor James Joseph

James A. Joseph, leader in residence for the Hart Leadership Program and professor emeritus of the practice of public policy at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, received the Distinguished Leadership Award from the International Leadership Association. Professor Joseph was the founding director of the United States-Southern Africa Center for Leadership, a joint initiative of Duke University and the University of Cape Town.

Professor Joseph has served in the administrations of four U.S. Presidents including serving as deputy secretary of the Interior and Ambassador to South Africa. He is a graduate of Southern University in Baton Rouge and holds a master of divinity degree from Yale University. He is the recipient of 19 honorary degrees and an endowed chair at Southern University is named in his honor.


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