BiographyPublicationsCoursesCase Studies Education: B.A., MA, University of Virginia; Ph.D., Northwestern UniversityLili Powell joined the Darden School faculty in 1994, where she teaches MBA, EMBA and Executive Education classes in leadership, management and corporate communication. Professor Powell has designed and taught courses ranging from the required First Year MBA course in management communication to elective courses and executive classes on communicating across cultural boundaries, managing communication as a critical resource and communicating through leadership presence. Most recently, she co-designed a small seminar asking students to define in their own terms "Business and Success." Prior to Darden, Powell taught courses in public speaking, rhetoric, interpersonal communication and leadership at Northwestern University.Dr. Powell has authored numerous business case studies and technical notes. She has presented her work at the Conference on Corporate Communication, the Association for Business Communication, the Management Communication Association, the National Communication Association, and the Reputation Institute's Conference on Reputation, Image, Identity and Competitiveness. She is co-author of Women in Business: The Changing Face of Leadership(Greenwood, 2007). She is currently working on a new book entitled Present: Leadership as Wise Practice.As a consultant, facilitator, instructor and coach, Professor Powell has assisted a variety of organizations and universities, including the American Medical Association, Annenberg Foundation, Council for Public Relations Firms, IAE Business School (Argentina), IBMEC Sao Paul (Brazil), KPMG, Lagos (Nigeria) Public Schools, National Industries for the Blind, Providian Corporation, Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden), United Technologies, University of Virginia, US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Virginia Banker's School of Bank Management and the World Bank.At the University of Virginia, she has served on committees ranging from the Women's Center to the Faculty Senate. She now serves on the advisory board for the UVA Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures. She is currently co-director of the MBA/MEd dual degree, designed to promote innovation in education reform.Selected PublicationsPowell, Elizabeth A."How's Business?" in "Selections from the ABC 2011 Annual Convention, Montreal, Canada." D. Joel Whalen, section editor. Business Communication Quarterly, Vol. 75, no. 3 (September 2012): 318-340.Elizabeth A. Powell and Sarah Stover. "Disney's America Theme Park: The Third Battle of Bull Run," in Corporate Communication, by Paul Argenti, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 5th revised edition, March 2009.Gerry Yemen and Elizabeth A. Powell. "The Female Health Company" (A & B cases), in The Global Corporation: Sustainable, Effective and Ethical Practices, Laura P. Hartman and Patricia Werhane (Editors), Routledge, June 2009. Selected BooksWerhane, Patricia Hogue, Margaret Posig, Lisa Gundry, Laurel Ofstein, and Elizabeth A. Powell, with a foreword by Margaret Heffernan. Women in Business: The Changing Face of Leadership. Praeger, 2007.MBA CoursesManagement Communication (MBA and EMBA) Communicating through Leadership Presence (EMBA)Executive Education CoursesManagement Development Program: High-Performance LeadershipWomen's Leadership Program Leading Mindfully: Connecting for Organizational Results Leading Mindfully: Taking Effective Personal ActionAdvancing knowledge through research that shapes business, Darden professors are recognized thought leaders in their fields. They are not only master case method teachers, they also author many of the cases used in Darden classrooms and around the world.Elizabeth A. Powell's cases are available in the Darden Business Publishing website.