Elena Zinchenko teaches Leading and Managing Teams and has taught Strategies and Processes of Negotiations at Chicago Booth. Prior to teaching at Booth, Ms. Zinchenko taught courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University and Harvard University.
Ms. Zinchenko also holds a position of the Director of Research Innovation at the Office of Executive Vice President for Research, Innovation and National Laboratories at the University of Chicago. In this role, she manages several programs that provide seed funding and strategic support for early-stage, potentially transformative basic research projects across all fields at the University, as well as the Argonne and Fermi National Laboratories (big.uchicago.edu).
Ms. Zinchenko’s current research interests include novel models for research innovation and developing metrics of value capture beyond the traditional measures. Her previous work focused on the application of advances in neuroscience to business and education, as well as broad theoretical questions of cognition and development. She has conducted brain-imaging and behavioral research and received her doctorate from Harvard University and post-doctoral fellowship from the University of Chicago.
2017 - 2018 Course Schedule
||Leading and Managing Teams
||Value Beyond Profit
Novel models for research innovation and metrics of value capture beyond the traditional measures. Other interests include application of advances in neuroscience to business, marketing and education, as well as broad theoretical questions of cognition and development.