Leslie Chin

Leslie  Chin
Lecturer, Organizational Behavior
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Leslie Chin
Lecturer in Management
Academic Area: 
Organizational Behavior


Leslie Chin has taught interpersonal dynamics and skills at the Stanford Graduate School of Business for 12 years by facilitating small groups and coaching students as they practice new behaviors. In addition, she has been a T.A. or coach for half a dozen leadership and Executive Education courses. She developed and has taught a course on social intelligence and lawyering at four law schools and a workshop on interpersonal leadership skills at Stanford Graduate School of Education. Her private group facilitation practice includes women’s leadership circles and grief support groups.

Prior to teaching, Leslie managed a variety of human services for fifteen years. She founded a $10M regional office and launched a European office for the nation’s largest work-life balance consulting and services firm. She was VP of Human Resources for Citibank’s National Customer Services Division, including succession planning, staff relations and management development. She set-up and managed out-processing and transit operations for Cuban refugees arriving on the 1980 Mariel boat lift and Southeast Asian political refugees immigrating to the U.S. after the Vietnam War.

Academic Degrees

  • MS Psychology, Institute Transpersonal Psychology, 2004
  • MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 1984
  • BS Mathematical Sciences with distinction, Stanford University 1979

Academic Appointments

  • Lecturer, Stanford Law School
  • Adjunct Professor, USF Law School
  • Lecturer, UC Berkeley School of Law
  • Lecturer, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law


Degree Courses


PRE-QUALIFICATION IS REQUIRED BY THE DEADLINE (APPROXIMATELY FIVE WEEKS BEFORE THE QUARTER BEGINS). The focus of this course is to increase one's competencies in building more effective relationships. Learning is primarily through feedback from...

Stanford University Affiliations