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Ivonne Chirino-Klevans

Adjunct Instructor of Organizational Behavior


CB 3490 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3490

Ivonne Chirino-Klevans teaches courses on leading and managing at UNC Kenan-Flagler.

An award-winning teacher, she has 15 years of experience in online course design and delivery.

Dr. Chirino-Klevans’ academic work is widely published, and she is the author of several books on cross-cultural leadership, including “Cases on Global Leadership in the Contemporary Economy.” She is the principal investigator of award-winning virtual reality simulations that develop leadership skills across cultures.

She is an executive coach and has consulted extensively with global organizations on topics related to global leadership and diversity and inclusion. She is a consultant for NASCAR, and has taught courses on leadership and skill development for the organization.

Dr. Chirino-Klevans has served in many academic leadership positions, including as assistant dean of executive education at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and founding member of Duke Corporate Education.

A former Olympic gymnast, she is bilingual in English and Spanish, and has working knowledge in French and Portuguese.

She received her PhD in psychology from Iberoamericana University, her MBA from Universidad de las Américas, and her master’s and BS in psychology from Georgia College and State University.

Areas of Expertise

Diversity Global business Leadership