Harold Mock, Ph.D.
Director of Leadership Programs
Assistant Professor of History
Dr. Harold Mock directs the Office of Leadership Programs and teaches courses on principles of leadership. A specialist in international affairs and transatlantic relations, Dr. Mock is currently writing a book entitled Dangerous Power: An International History of German Unification, 1969-1993. His research and teaching interests include civil-military relations, particularly related to nuclear strategy and defense planning in western Europe. He holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Virginia, where he previously served as Bradley Research Fellow. Additionally, Dr. Mock holds a master's degree in history from Virginia and a bachelor's degrees in political science and history from Georgia College.
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Assistant Director of Leadership Programs
Ashley Copeland will join the office in May 2018 as assistant director of leadership programs. She previously served as Georgia College's assistant director of annual giving, facilitating the involvement of alumni, the community, and local companies in the life of the university to secure annual financial commitments. Ms. Copeland is a 2012 graduate from Georgia College, where she received her bachelor's degree in exercise science. She additionally holds a master's degree in educational leadership from Minnesota State University, Mankato, where she worked as the graduate assistant for the Honors Program. In that role, she created the honors peer mentorship program and co-published an article focused on the effects of peer mentorship on student leadership. Ms. Copeland is an active member of the Milledgeville community, where she serves as a Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber Ambassador and was a member of the fall 2017 class of the Young Gamechangers leadership action program.
Leadership Programs Intern
Nancy Leslie is a junior at Georgia College pursuing a major in mass communication and a minor in marketing.
Ms. Leslie coordinates the Inspire! Student Leadership Forum and works with the Women's Leadership Initiative. She often represents Georgia College, as a member of the Council of Student Ambassadors and as a founding member of the Student Alumni Council. Ms. Leslie is enrolled in the Honors Program and serves as vice president of the Georgia College circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honorary.
Katelyn Bennett is from Carrollton, Georgia. She is a freshman and is pursuing a major in Biology.
Ms. Bennett is also a pre-healthcare student who aspires to be a physician's assistant and is interested in research. She is enrolled in the Georgia College Honors Program and is also a member of Eta Sigma Alpha, Georgia College's Honors Student Association.