Jacob Needleman and John Knapp

Conversations on Ethics and Leadership

The Mann Center produces a continuing series of interviews with thought leaders on topics of current interest. These videos, available through our media center, are also available for download as audio podcasts.

External Connections and Resources

The Mann Center maintains institutional memberships in a number of international organizations dedicated to the promotion of ethical practice, which offer many useful resources.

Library Resource Center

The Mann Center maintains a continuously updated, online collection of resources, including teaching materials, scholarly journals, books and other useful information on ethics and ethical leadership. Located on the website of the University Library, our resource center is provided to the Samford community in collaboration with the library.

Mann Center Resources

The Mann Center has identified and developed a number of useful instructional resources and tools to support ethical reflection in the classroom. The center also provides resources specifically related to academic integrity, for both faculty and students.



Drayton Nabers, Jr.

Brooks Hall, 227A


C. Cameron Collins 
Program Manager
Brooks Hall, 227B

Mitzi Lafferty  
Administrative Assistant
Brooks Hall, 227
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 The Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership emphasizes the indispensable connection between ethics and good leadership in business, government, social services and the classic professions. Much of the center’s work is at this vital nexus of ethics and leadership. 

Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229
205-726-4634 or Cameron Collins, Program Manager