The Student Affairs Calling Card: The Intentional Study and Practice of Leadership Competencies; presenter at the annual convention of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Indianapolis, IN, March. 2016;
Co-Investigator and coordinator of UNF’s participation in the 2015 Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership (MSL); DePaul University, Chicago IL;
Crossing Borders in Pursuit of Authentic Student Leadership Development: A partnership model between Student Affairs and Academic Affairs; Member of the presentation team, 23rd Annual Dalton Institute on College Student Values, Florida State University, January, 2013;
Co-Investigator and coordinator of UNF’s participation in the 2012 Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership (MSL); DePaul University, Chicago IL;
Transforming Power Relationships: Institute on Nonviolent Action for Church Reform; Presentation/Facilitation Team, American Catholic Council, Washington D.C. Fall, 2012 ;
A View from the Balcony: How Actions Shape our Values; facilitated panel of student leaders and alumni; 2011 Student Leadership Summit, Univ. of North Florida;
Soundings of the Faithful: Listening Sessions on the Way to Detroit; Editor of written report and producer of related video, documenting findings from nearly 100 community-based listening sessions across the US, in preparation for the inaugural American Catholic Council. June, 2011.
Calibrating the Leadership Compass: A Model that Inspires and Transforms; Member of the Presentation Team, 21st Annual Dalton Institute on College Student Values, Florida State University, February, 2011.
Transformational Leadership: How Leaders Talk Values; Presenter at Professional Development Forum, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL (May, 2010)
Peacemaking as Cultural Transformation. Keynote Address, Teach Peace Conference; hosted by Peace Education Action Center and New College, Sarasota, FL (March, 2009);
Project Coordinator, Washington DC Peace Mural Exhibition; Peace Mural Foundation, Inc. (July 2008-January, 2009)
Facilitator, Appreciative Inquiry Workshops, Catholic Diocese of St. Augustine; (Summer-Fall, 2008)
Mapping a Culture of Peace; designed and facilitated an ongoing series of community-based dialogues in ten cities around Florida; Fla. Coalition for Peace and Justice; (2005-2008)
The Andragogy of Dialogue: The role of nonprofits in advancing social justice through moral talk in public space. 36th Annual Meeting of the Association for Research of Nonprofits and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA), Atlanta, Ga., November, 2007. (Nominated as Outstanding paper).
Chairperson, Symposium on Conflict Transformation: Theory and Practice for Peace in Troubled Times, University of North Florida; (October, 2007)
Chairperson, Peace Awareness Week, University of North Florida; (October, 2007)
Jacksonville Community Initiated Redevelopment Forum; Facilitator; US Environmental Protection Agency, Jacksonville, Florida (June, 2007)
Dialogue That Fills the Vacuum; Facilitator of monthly community dialogues exploring issues of environmental ethics, sponsored by the Robert B Ragland Foundation, Jacksonville, Florida; (2006-07)
UNF Listening Sessions on Equity and Civility; Designed and Facilitated a series of campus focus groups; (Spring, 2007)
Facilitated implementation of strategic action plan of presidential-appointed Committee on Equity & Civility at the Univ. of North Florida, addressing needs of the campus LGBT community; (2006-07)
Miami Paints Peace, An interactive Art & Dialogue workshop, Miami Art Palace, Miami Fl; (Oct. 2006)
Framing a Culture of Peace through Community Conversation; workshop presentation at the National Conference for Dialogue and Deliberation. San Francisco, Ca; (August, 2006)
Focus Group Facilitation on issues of race/gender relations within the Jacksonville Fire & Rescue Department; in collaboration with the Jacksonville Human Rights Commission and the Florida Center for Public and International Policy, Univ. of North Florida, Jacksonville; (May, 2006)
How Leaders Talk Values; paper delivered at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE). Jacksonville, Fl. (March, 2006);
Strategic Planning Consultation, WMNF Radio, Tampa, FL; (Jan-March. 2006)
Transformational Leadership and the Practice of Moral Talk; Conference on Global Leadership, Learning & Research; Fischler School of Educ & Human Srvcs, NOVA Univ. Orlando, Fl; (July, 2005)
Leadership and Moral Decision-Making in Groups; Shimer College, Waukegan, IL; (Oct. 2004)
3rd Place Conversations, a series of community dialogues on politics and religion, Jax, FL; (2004)
Project EKG; The Heart of Nursing Leadership, Program Evaluator; The Institute of
Government & the College of Health, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL; (2003-04)
Re-visioning Retreat; Florida Coalition for Peace and Justice, Gainesville, FL; (2004)’
Pre-Emptive Peace: In Search of a Nonviolent Response; A forum on the US Role in GlobalPolitics; Jacksonville Chapter of U.N. Association of the USA; Univ. of North Fla; (2003)
Beyond the Talk: Improving Race Relations, Jacksonville Community Council; (2002)
From Moral Conversation to Public Policy, Pax Christi Florida Assembly, Gainesville, FL; (2002)
Assessment of Mission and Values, Florida Mental Health Institute, Tampa, FL. (1999)
Leadership Assessment Strategies, Epilepsy Foundation of NE Fla. 1997)
Reducing Violence in Jacksonville Schools; Jacksonville Community Council, Inc. (1994)
- Frank, J. (2010). Nonprofits: Advancing public dialogue about a ‘Culture of Peace’. In C.Carter (Ed), Conflict Resolution and Peace Education: Transformations Across Disciplines, Palgrave MacMillan.
- Trice, L.B., D'Alisera, L. & Frank, J. (2005). Developing a change project to practice leadership skills. In M. Greenberg & H. Feldman (Eds.), Educating nurses for leadership. New York: Springer.
- Frank, J. (2002) Transformational Leadership & Moral Discourse in the Workplace and Civil Society. Ann Arbor, MI: Dissertation Publishing, University of Michigan.