Professor Goethals is interested in presidential leadership, particularly image-making in presidential debates.
- Causal Attribution
- Interpersonal Processes
- Person Perception
- Persuasion, Social Influence
- Political Psychology
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- Allison, S. T., & Goethals, G. R. (2011). Heroes: What they do and why we need them. New York: Oxford University Press.
- Goethals, G. R., & MCDowell, G. L. (Eds.). (2010). Lincoln's legacy of leadership. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Goethals, G. R., & Sorenson, G. J. (Eds.). (2007). The quest for a general theory of leadership. Massachusetts: Edward Elgar Publishing.
- Goethals, G. R., Sorenson, G. J., & Burns, J. M. (Eds.). (2004). Encyclopedia of leadership, Volumes 1-4. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
- Fein, S., Goethals, G. R., & Kugler, M. B. (2007). Social influence on political judgments: The case of presidential debates. Political Psychology, 28, 165-192.
- Goethals, G. R. (2008). Imagining Ulysses S. Grant: Sifting through the shifting sands of conventional wisdom. The Leadership Quarterly, 19, 488-500.
- Kugler, M. B., & Goethals, G. R. (2008). Trait-focused spin in presidential debates: Surviving the kisses of death. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 30, 219-229.
- Goethals, G. R. (2007). A century of social psychology. In M. A. Hogg & J. Cooper (Eds.), The Sage Handbook of Social Psychology. Concise Student Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
- Goethals, G. R. (2005). Theories of presidential leadership. Annual Review of Psychology, Volume 56.
- Civil War Leadership
- Presidential Leadership
- Theories and Models of Leadership
Jepson School of Leadership Studies
University of Richmond
Richmond, Virginia 23173
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