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Leadership Dinner: Leonard Beckum

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Stanford Faculty Club

Leadership Dinners bring proven leaders from various arenas together with a small group of graduate students for dinner and informal discussion about what it means to be a leader and to lead organizations, movements, and people.

Leonard Beckum

Leonard Beckum, Ph.D., is Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Psychology at the Palo Alto University and Stanford University. He devotes fifty percent time to the PhD program at the Pacific Graduate School for Psychology and fifty percent time to the PsyD program at the Stanford Medical Behavioral Science Center.

Dr. Beckum’s professional experience includes: Director of WestEd's Center for Educational Equity and Director of the Region IX Equity Assistance Center; Associate Laboratory Director and Principal Investigator at Far West Laboratory for Research and Development; Dean of the School of Education, City College, the City University of New York; Vice President and Vice Provost and Professor of Public Policy Studies, Duke University.

He has also been a vocational/technical high school teacher, a criminal justice instructor, a community organizer, a San Francisco Police Officer and an evaluator and technical assistance provider for the 21st Century Community Centers Program.

Please Note:
Leadership Dinners have limited seating. If accepted, you will be required to submit a $50 deposit to secure your spot. If you do not attend the entire dinner (5-8PM), your $50 deposit will be cashed by Stanford University.

Contact Phone: 
650-736-0775
Contact Email: 
vpgeapplications@stanford.edu