Center For Creative Leadership Presents Ulmer Award to Prof. David V. Day

David V. Day has been selected as the 2010 Walter F. Ulmer, Jr. Applied Research Award recipient. David is Winthrop Professor and Woodside Chair in Leadership and Management at The University of Western Australia Business School. Prof. Day has core research interests in the areas of leadership and leadership development. He is the lead author on An Integrative Approach to Leader Development: Connecting Adult Development, Identity, and Expertise (Routledge, 2009) and the editor of The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations (Oxford University Press, 2012). Prof. Day serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology and as a Consulting Editor for several other scholarly journals. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Day has worked with organizations such as the U.S. Army, Infosys Technologies (India), Wesfarmers Ltd. (Australia) on projects related to leadership development.


The Walter F. Ulmer, Jr. Applied Research Award is named in honor of Walter F. Ulmer, Jr., retired president, for his contributions to CCL and the leadership field, to demonstrate CCL’s commitment to applied research, and to build connections with other professionals whose work and commitments are congruent with CCL’s. An internal committee (Dave Altman and John Ryan) determines the winner. He or she receives $1,500 and a trip to the Center to attend the Research Awards Event.