Dr Michael Lamb

Associate Fellow

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Michael Lamb is an Associate Fellow of the Oxford Character Project. He is the F. M. Kirby Foundation Chair of Leadership and Character, Executive Director of the Program for Leadership and Character, and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities at Wake Forest University. He holds a Ph.D. in politics from Princeton University, a B.A. in political science from Rhodes College, and a second B.A. in philosophy and theology from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. Previously, he served as a postdoctoral fellow with the Oxford Character Project and Dean of Leadership, Service, and Character Development for the Rhodes Trust. He is the author of "A Commonwealth of Hope: Augustine’s Political Thought" (2022) and co-editor of "Cultivating Virtue in the University" (2022) and "Everyday Ethics: Moral Theology and the Practices of Ordinary Life" (2019). An award-winning teacher and recipient of major grants, he is currently leading efforts to educate character at Wake Forest and beyond.