Lesley Kagan Wynes is the Assistant Dean for Academic Experience at Kellogg. In her role, Lesley oversees the teams responsible for registration and records, experiential learning, and academic advising. Within this role, Lesley leads the school's efforts around integrating these out-of-classroom elements to ensure a distinctive experience for students and superlative support for Kellogg faculty. In addition to her role as Assistant Dean, Lesley is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Management at Kellogg.
Prior to her role at Kellogg, Lesley was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law for 10 years. Lesley’s experiences with higher education administration range from implementing programming for academic counseling to overseeing the day-to-day administration of instructional programs and student-record keeping. In her work as Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs-Curriculum, Lesley worked with the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs to plan and implement the law school curriculum and drive areas of curricular innovation. Lesley also spent two years in law practice at the Chicago office of McDermott, Will & Emery LLP.
Lesley holds a Bachelor of Arts from University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.