Our FacultyCourses will be taught by Teachers College, Columbia University Social-Organizational Psychology Faculty as well as faculty from other schools within Columbia University and from other academic and consulting organizations. All faculty are committed to offering executives ways of thinking about and approaching change leadership that are advanced, data-based and positively related to individual and organizational capacity-building and success.
Director of Executive Education Programs in Change and Consultation and the new Executive Masters Program in Change Leadership, Debra A. Noumair is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Education in the Department of Organization and Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University. Recognized nationally as a group relations scholar and practitioner, her work focuses on the theoretical and practical application of group relations to teams, organizations, communities, and society. An experienced leader in executive education, Dr. Noumair teaches courses on organization change and consultation and is on the faculty of leadership development programs sponsored by Columbia University Business School, Simmons School of Management, and the Mercer-Delta Executive Learning Center. A Fellow of the A. K. Rice Institute for the Study of Social Systems and a licensed psychologist in the State of New York, Dr. Noumair maintains an active practice of organization consultation and executive coaching in which she focuses on group and organizational dynamics and the application of systems thinking to individual, team, and organizational performance. Her clients include various public and not-for-profit organizations both locally and nationally. She has published numerous articles and an edited volume, with her most recent work appearing in the Journal of Applied Behavioral Sciences and Academy of Management Learning and Education.
Frank Golom is the Associate Director of Executive Education Programs in Change and Consultation and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University. He has an extensive background in higher education administration and has designed and pioneered numerous university teaching and learning initiatives, including the Executive Masters Program. Frank currently holds or has held faculty and administrative appointments at several institutions, including Teachers College, Barnard, Hunter College, City University of New York and Loyola University Maryland. Frank has authored several articles and book chapters related to socio-demographic diversity in organizations and has consulted to various for profit, not-for-profit and higher education organizations, including Tiffany and Co., the Hetrick-Martin Institute and Fordham University. He holds a Ph.D. in Social-Organizational Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University.
W. Warner Burke is the E. L. Thorndike Professor of Psychology and Education, coordinator for the graduate programs in social-organizational psychology, and Chair of the Department of Organization and Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University. His publications include twenty books and over 150 articles and book chapters. His consulting experience has been with a variety of organizations. He is a Diplomate in Business and Consulting Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology, a Fellow of the Academy of Management, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and past editor of both Organizational Dynamics and the Academy of Management Executive. Among his awards are the Public Service Medal from NASA, the Distinguished Scholar-Practitioner Award from the Academy of Management, and the Distinguished Professional Contributions Award from the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. His latest book (2011) is Organization Change: Theory and Practice, 3rd Ed.
An international authority in organizational leadership, Bill Pasmore joined the Social-Organizational Psychology Program Faculty in September of 2010. Prior to coming to Teachers College, he served in the newly created role of Organizational Practices Leader at the Center for Creative Leadership, where he led CCL's efforts to help clients develop the larger organization leadership systems that increase their overall performance and enable their individual leaders to thrive. Before joining CCL, Bill had served since 1997 as a partner in the Corporate Learning & Organizational Development Practice consulting firm Oliver Wyman Delta. While there, he headed the global research practice and worked personally with top executives of Fortune 500 companies on organizational architecture and development as well as succession planning, talent management and strategic planning. As a thought leader in the field of organization development, he has published 21 books and numerous articles, including The Board's New Roles in Succession Planning, Designing Effective Organizations and Research in Organization Change and Development. He holds a B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering/Industrial Management and a Ph.D. in Administrative Sciences, both from Purdue University.
Social-Organizational Psychology Faculty
Social-Organizational Psychology Faculty
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