Linda Ginzel

Dr. Linda Ginzel has been a faculty member of The University of Chicago Booth School of Business since 1992. She is a popular speaker and an award-winning teacher whose MBA courses focus on negotiation skills, managerial psychology, leadership, and executive development. Voted by the 2019 Executive MBA class in Hong Kong and the Full-time MBA Class of 2014 as one of the most impactful professors at Booth, she has also received the Faculty Excellence Award for demonstrating an exceptional commitment to teaching and the inaugural Global Hillel Einhorn Teaching Award. In 1995, Professor Ginzel founded the business of Corporate Executive Education for the Booth School at the University of Chicago. For more than a decade, she served as the faculty director responsible for all company-specific, custom-designed executive education at Booth. The Financial Times recognized her success in 2002, when the customized programs she created and taught with Booth faculty were rated among the top ten in North American and European business schools.

Linda received her MA and PhD from Princeton University in experimental social psychology and a BA in psychology with distinction and Summa Cum Laude from the University of Colorado. She held previous faculty appointments at both Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Linda’s industry experience includes work as a senior analyst at Mutual of New York (MONY) Financial Services.