James MacGregor Burns
James MacGregor Burns (1918-2014) was the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Government Emeritus at Williams College and the Distinguished Leadership Scholar at the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership at the University of Maryland. He also served as president of the American Political Science Association and of the International Society of Political Psychology. He was the author or coauthor of more than two dozen books, including Roosevelt: Soldier of Freedom, which won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award; Leadership, which is considered the seminal work in the field of leadership studies; Government by the People; and Running Alone: Presidential Leadership from JFK to Bush II—Why It Has Failed and How We Can Fix It.
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