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Pelin Kohn

  • Director of the Center for Leadership
  • Leadership Program Chair

Dr. Pelin Kohn, is a passionate leadership educator who has worked with corporate leaders and future leaders for twenty years. Before moving to teach at the college, Dr. Kohn worked as an executive coach. She designed and implemented corporate workshops on leadership development and advancement. Dr. Kohn worked with global CEOs, middle management, and novice managers to improve their leadership.

Having both business (practical) and theoretical knowledge of leadership development allows her to bring real-life experiences to her class and integrate practical and theoretical knowledge during her teachings. Dr. Kohn, a leadership expert, had been named a New Leaders Council Fellowship recipient for 2022. Dr. Kohn is currently working as a Leadership Program Chair and Founding Director of the Leadership Center. Her academic background includes a BA in International Relations, a master's in Education (as a Fulbright Scholar), and a Ph.D. in Leadership.

A leadership educator and expert, Dr. Kohn envisions Norwich students being able to take on future leadership challenges and opportunities through more futurist-based leadership programs.