Benjamin Redekop - Directory - Christopher Newport University


Benjamin Redekop

Center for Sustainability in Education - Department of Leadership and American Studies

Benjamin Redekop


Luter Hall 215
(757) 594-7309


  • Ph D in European Intellectual History, University of British Columbia
  • MA in Intellectual/Cultural History, University of British Columbia
  • BA in Cultural History/Philosophy, Fresno Pacific College


Leadership Theory, Environmental Leadership, Outdoor Leadership, Leaders in Historical Context, History of Ideas


Leadership, Leadership for Environmental Sustainability, Leadership Theory, Common Sense Philosophical Tradition, Anabaptist/Mennonitism, Managerial Decision-Making


Benjamin W. Redekop received the PhD in History from the University of British Columbia. Formerly Thompson Chair of Leadership Studies at Kettering University, he is currently Professor of Leadership Studies at Christopher Newport University. His books include Innovation in Environmental Leadership: Critical Perspectives (Routledge, 2018); Leadership for Environmental Sustainability (Routledge, 2010); Power, Authority, and the Anabaptist Tradition (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001); and Enlightenment and Community (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2000). He has published articles in The Leadership Quarterly, Leadership, Management Decision, The Encyclopedia of Sustainability, Building Leadership Bridges, and Journal of the History of Ideas, among other venues.

Selected Accomplishments

  • Book, Scholarly-New
    (2020). Common Sense and Science from Aristotle to Reid. Anthem Press. Pages, 220.
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