Sarah-Jane Leslie

Dean of the Graduate School
609-258-3035; Dean Leslie is currently on leave. While she is on leave, Deputy Dean Cole Crittenden is serving as acting dean. Please direct any communications or business for the dean to Dean Crittenden during this time.

Sarah-Jane Leslie (Ph.D., Princeton, 2007) is the dean of the Graduate School and Class of 1943 Professor of Philosophy. She has previously served as the vice dean for faculty development in the Office of the Dean of the Faculty, director of the Program in Linguistics, and founding director of the Program in Cognitive Science at Princeton University. She is also affiliated faculty in the Department of Psychology, the University Center for Human Values, the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, and the Kahneman-Treisman Center for Behavioral Science and Public Policy.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Supervision of the administrative duties of the Graduate School
  • Liaison between the Graduate School and the University
  • Oversight of the Faculty Committee of the Graduate School