The Leadership Development Institute boasts faculty expertise in cutting-edge leadership
theory, evaluation, adult learning, and program development. We invite you to contact us if you are interested in partnering on a research project or proposal or if you need
help enhancing a leadership component of a project.
Women's Leadership Development
The Annual She Geauxs! Women's Leadership Conference brings together women of all
personal and professional paths to create a community of support and encouragement
that is dedicated to the advancement of all women. This full-day conference will feature
encouraging keynote speakers, impactful breakout sessions, and dynamic panel discussions
that will bring us all closer to the heart of the matter.
The Hope Zone Baton Rouge Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (Hope Zone BR-BCJI) initiative
responds to crime activity and socio-economic drivers of crime with strategic initiatives
developed by the City of Baton Rouge and LSU researchers. Dr. Tracey Rizzuto was a
key researcher in developing the Strategic Compatibility Assessment Instrument, a
novel measurement tool for identifying opportunities for strategic partnering toward
identifying patterns of crime and high-crime neighborhoods, improving relationships
between communities and law enforcement, and implementing long-lasting positive change
in public safety and health.