Victoria J. Marsick is an adult educator whose research and consulting focus on informal learning at the individual, group, and organizational levels.  She is a Professor of Adult and Organizational Learning in the Department of Organization and Leadership, at Teachers College, Columbia University .  She co-directs the J.M. Huber Institute for Learning in Organizations, Teachers College with Martha Gephart.  She is also a principal of Partners for the Learning Organization, which helps organizations design and implement Action Learning, and other forms of learning integrated with work.

Before becoming a faculty member at Teachers College, Victoria directed training and development, learning, and organizational change interventions at the United Nations Children's Fund.  She also served as a Southeast Asia Representative for World Education, a not-for-profit specializing in learning solutions for international development.

Victoria 's current research and consulting are on organizational learning and change.  She has collaborated with Martha Gephart in developing a framework and instruments to guide system level learning and change.  She has developed a diagnostic tool for organizational learning with Karen Watkins that has been used in private and not-for-profit settings.  And she has worked with Kathleen Dechant and Elizabeth Kasl on a model and diagnostic tool to improve team learning.  Her early work focused on informal learning and Action Learning.

She has undertaken research and consulted in a variety of private and public organizations, including: large companies in the energy, financial, pharmaceutical, professional services, telecommunications, and utility sectors; in not-for profit and government agencies in various countries; and in institutions of higher education.