Barbara Kellerman is the James MacGregor Burns Lecturer in Public Leadership at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. She was the Founding Executive Director of the Kennedy School's Center for Public Leadership, from 2000 to 2003; and from 2003 to 2006 she served as the Center's Research Director. She is author and editor of many books and articles on leadership. Her latest book is Followership: How Followers Create Change and Change Leaders. For the period 2007-2008, she is ranked by Leadership Excellence 6th on the list of the 100 "best minds on leadership."