Developing leaders of character at the United States Military Academy: A relational developmental systems analysis

Authors: 
Kristina Schmid Callina, Diane Ryan, Elise D. Murray, Anne Colby, William Damon, Michael Matthews & Richard M. Lerner
Publication Year: 
2017
Publication name or Publisher: 
Journal of College and Character 18(1), 9-27. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/2194587X.2016.1260475

A paucity of literature exists on the processes of character development within diverse contexts. In this article, the authors use the United States Military Academy at West Point (USMA) as a sample case for understanding character development processes within an institution of higher education. The authors present a discussion of relational