Michael A. Genovese received a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in 1979. He currently holds the Loyola Chair of Leadership Studies, is Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Institute for Leadership Studies at Loyola Marymount University. In 2006, he was made a Fellow at... the Queens College, Oxford University. In 2015 he was named President of the World Policy Institute.

Professor Genovese has written over forty books, including Leadership Matters, (with Thomas E. Cronin), Paradigm: 2012, named OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP BOOK OF THE YEAR (International Leadership Association). His articles and reviews have appeared in the American Political Science Review, The Times Literary Supplement, Public Opinion Quarterly, Presidential Studies Quarterly, White House Studies, The Journal of Leadership Studies, and elsewhere. 

President, World Policy Institute at Loyola Marymount University