Michael Lamb

Michael Lamb is the F. M. Kirby Foundation director of the Program for Leadership and Character and assistant professor of politics, ethics, and interdisciplinary humanities at Wake Forest University. He is also a research fellow at the Oxford Character Project. He is co-editor of Everyday Ethics: Moral Theology and the Practices of Ordinary Life and is currently finishing a book titled A Commonwealth of Hope: Reimagining Augustine’s Political Thought. Mr. Lamb’s work has been published in the American Political Science ReviewReview of Politics, and the Journal of Religious Ethics. At the University of Oxford, he helped launch the Oxford Character Project to help graduate students think about the role of ethics in their professions. He also served as dean of leadership, service, and character development for Rhodes Scholars. He is currently leading a new program to educate leaders of character at Wake Forest University. Mr. Lamb earned a bachelor’s degree from Rhodes College, a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oxford where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar, and a doctorate from Princeton University.