Dr. John Ludlum is Professor of Communication and Leadership Studies at Otterbein Unviersity. He teaches courses in Organizational Communication, Interpersonal Communication, and Leadership, as well as courses in Otterbein Freshman Year Seminar and Senior Year Experience programs. He currently serves as acting Director of the Leadership Studies program. Dr. Ludlum has led multiple change-management initiatives at Otterbein, including the development of the Leadership Studies minor, and has recently assisted in Otterbein's conversion to a Semester Calendar. In 2010, he was the recipient of Otterbein's "Master Teacher of the Year" award.