Leah Kane and her children at Fenway Park

Leah Kane

Director for Student Affairs
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

As Director, Leah has oversight of the office. She works with each team member individually and as a team on bigger projects. Leah has been in her role since 2014 and at Harvard since 2001. Before the Chan School, Leah worked at the Arnold Arboretum managing Lilac Sunday and registration for adult education, prior to that she worked at the Weatherhead Center for International Affair and the Canada Program.

Before higher ed, Leah worked in production for corporate events, she also managed and toured bands in North America and live music is still a passion. Originally from Ireland, Leah lived in Belfast, London and briefly in the South of France. She has two teenage sons who keep her on her toes.