Phyllis Schlesinger is an Adjunct Lecturer in Management at Babson. She teaches the undergraduate Foundations in Management and Entrepreneurship (FME) class and courses in Management and Organizational Behavior in the Babson MBA program.
Phyllis is involved with a diverse range of programs and activities, including serving on the FME redesign task force, working with Babson Global on the design of the MBA program for Abu Dhabi School of Management, and being part of Babson's initiative to teach entrepreneurship to high school students in Ghana.
Between 2002 and 2008, she was Senior Lecturer in Management and Human Resources at Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.
Between 1986 and 2001, Phyllis was a member of the Babson faculty. where she taught courses in Organizational Behavior and Organizational Design and Change. She was actively involved in the Graduate Decision Making Body, the Graduate Excel Team, and in the design and delivery of the integrated MBA curriculum. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she served as Faculty Coordinator of the One-Year MBA Program, the Evening MBA Program, and MBA Module 1–Creative Management in Dynamic Organizations.
Phyllis holds an Ed.D. in Systems Development and Adaptation from Boston University, an M.S.T. in Biology from the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, and an A.B. degree from Brown University.
She is married to Leonard A. Schlesinger, former president of Babson College. They have three daughters.