Walter Earl Fluker
Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Ethical Leadership

P-12, Higher Ed

  • African American students
  • Character education
  • Civil rights
  • HBCUs
  • Leadership
  • Online learning
  • Public universities
  • Race and diversity
  • Research universities
  • Student activism

Walter Earl Fluker is the Martin Luther King, Jr. professor of ethical leadership, the editor of the Howard Thurman Papers Project and the director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Initiative for the Development of Ethical Leadership (MLK-IDEAL) at Boston University School of Theology. As part of the MLIKIDEAL, Fluker is developing a massive online operating course (MOOC) on Ethical Leadership: Character, Civility and Community that will be available to global audiences. He was founding executive director of the Leadership Center and the Coca-Cola professor of leadership studies at Morehouse College. His most recent publication includes the third volume, “The Bold Adventure: The Fellowship Church,” of the multi-volume series “The Papers of Howard Washington Thurman.” He is also the editor of “Educating Ethical Leaders for the Twenty-First Century.” The founder of VisionQuest International and Walter Earl Fluker and Associates, he is a featured consultant, speaker, lecturer and workshop leader at foundations, businesses, corporations, colleges, universities, governmental and religious institutions, nationally and globally.