Tye, Matthew H. (mht5) | Teachers College Columbia University

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Tye, Matthew
Adjunct Associate Professor
Organization & Leadership

218B Zankel

Office Hours:
By appointment 

Educational Background

  • B.A., University of Nebraska, Psychology
  • M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University, Counseling Psychology
  • M.Ed., Teachers College, Columbia University, Counseling Psychology
  • Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University, Counseling Psychology

Matthew Tye (Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University) 

Dr. Tye is an independent organizational development consultant and executive coach to both corporate and social sector clients.  For over 10 years, Dr. Tye spearheaded the Leadership Development practice at his boutique consulting firm, Ritchie | Tye Consulting, which included the design, delivery and supervision of customized leadership development programs, executive coaching, team development, and board training and support. Prior to this he spent over fifteen years providing institutional leadership and management development through a variety of executive level roles primarily within the social sector. His most recent position was as the Managing Director of Programs of GMHC in New York City, where he led nearly 150 employees and had oversight of all programmatic and research activities.
Dr. Tye possesses a vast array of expertise in models of effective leadership and management practice, group process and facilitation, with a particular emphasis on performance coaching and team effectiveness for executives. He is trained in all the major assessment tools including the MBTI, FIRO-B, Hogan inventories, and Benchmarks, among others. As a psychologist and organizational strategist, Dr. Tye is highly skilled in examining the complex and dynamic systems that can interfere with individual, group, and organizational performance. Blending traditional business management principles with psychological theory, he assists clients in more fully understanding their organization, their role, and solutions for greater success.
Dr. Tye is also an adjunct faculty member in the Social and Organizational Psychology Department at Teachers College, Columbia University, teaching graduate level courses in Organizational Change and Consultation, Group Dynamics, Small Group Intervention and Executive Coaching.  He is also the Co-Director and core faculty of Principals and Practices of Organization Development (PPOD), a two-week executive education program for leaders managing change efforts in their companies.  
Dr. Tye holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Nebraska as well as a Master’s of Arts, a Master’s of Education, and a Doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. He is a board member for the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and is the Board President of the Pratt-Heins Foundation.


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