Edward Queen

Appointed by DeKalb Universities
Term expires: 12/31/19
Email: EdwardQueen@dekalbcountyga.gov

Edward Queen

Edward Queen directs the D. Abbott Turner Program in Ethics and Servant Leadership and serves as Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs at Emory University’s Center for Ethics.  In this role he works to shape and form future generations of community leaders.  In 2013 the program was recognized by the journal Character Clearinghouse as an exemplary program in character formation.

A specialist in issues related to leadership development, professional and management ethics, religious and ethnic conflict, and civil society.  Queen has advised numerous organizations on leadership and ethical issues.

He is a frequent contributor to the media and is regularly asked by media outlets to comment on ethical issues in government, nonprofits, law, and business.  Additionally, he regularly comments on films for the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival.

In 2012 Queen was awarded The Laura Jones Hardman Award for Excellence in Service to the Emory Community.  This award is bestowed upon those who serve “as role-models to students and others by offering an unselfish, time-consuming, and appreciable service to the university community.”  He also has been recognized three times by Emory University’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter as a professor “who has encouraged and helped students to excel, and who exemplifies intellectual rigor and enthusiasm for scholarly pursuits.”