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Lisa Leslie

Lisa Leslie

Joined Stern 2013

Leonard N. Stern School of Business


E-mail lleslie@stern.nyu.edu

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Lisa M. Leslie joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Associate Professor of Management and Organizations in July 2013.

Professor Leslie’s research focuses on strategies for facilitating social justice and strong performance in diverse organizations. She also conducts research in the related areas of cross-cultural organizational behavior and conflict management.

Before joining NYU Stern, Professor Leslie spent six years as an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.

Professor Leslie received her A.B. in Social Psychology from Princeton University and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Maryland.

Research Interests

  • Diversity
  • Cross-cultural organizational behavior
  • Conflict management

Courses Taught

  • Leadership in Organizations

Academic Background

A.B., Social Psychology
Princeton University

M.A., Organizational Psychology
University of Maryland

Ph.D., Organizational Psychology
University of Maryland

Areas of Expertise


  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Diversity
  • Global Expansion
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Team Dynamics & Performance
  • Women in Business