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Adult Learning and Leadership
Department of Organization & Leadership
Dr. Rachel Ciporen- As an executive coach and educator Rachel draws on over 15 years of experience in conflict resolution, leadership development and team building to help individuals and organizations maximize their potential. She works with executives across multiple industries and specializes in helping leaders stretch beyond their habitual thinking, relating and problem solving patterns. Rachel is a core faculty member in the Columbia Coaching Certification Program and has been working in Columbia Business School's Emerging Leaders, Senior Executive, High Impact Leadership, Personal and Social Intelligence, and Not-for-Profit Management programs since 2004. Rachel received her bachelor's degree in Peace and Global Studies from Earlham College, and completed her Masters Degree in Organizational Psychology at Teachers College prior to entering the Adult Learning and Leadership Doctoral Program. Rachel also completed a certificate program in Organizational Development at the Gestalt OSD Center where she is currently on the Board of Directors. Rachel's research interests include executive education and coaching, transformative learning and learning transfer. Her dissertation "The Role of Personally Transformative Learning in Leadership Development" won The American Society of Training and Development's Dissertation of the Year Award in 2008. Her work has been published in The Academy of Management Learning and Education, The Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, and in the edited series University and Corporate Innovations in Lifetime Learning.