Faller, Pierre (pf2175)

Pierre Faller EdD MBA

Lecturer, Adult Learning & Leadership
Director of AEGIS EDD Program
212-678-3820

Office Location:

210A Zankel

Scholarly Interests

Role of indvidual and team reflection for workplace learning and its applications to the process of coaching, facilitation and strategy development

Constructive-developmental theory applications to leadership development and coaching

Educational Background

Academic Degrees 

Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University 

Organization & Leadership, Program in Adult Learning and Leadership 

M.B.A,  Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia

General Management 

B.S., ESCEM, France 

Concentration in Marketing 

Academic Certification

Teachers College, Columbia University

The Columbia Certification Coaching Program

Oxford-Brookes University 

The Coaching Supervision Certification Programme 

Selected Publications

Faller, P., Marsick, V., & Watkins, K. (2021). The Power of Embedded Developmental Relationships: Examining Interdependencies among Informal Learning, Developmental Coaching Relationships, and Organizational Culture. In Ghosh R. & Hutchins H.M. (Eds). HRD Perspectives on developmental relationships: Connecting and relating at work. Palgrave Macmillan. (In Press)

Faller, P., Lohktina, I., Galimberti, A., Sanojca, E., (2021). Developing Gen Y competencies for the new work environment:  comparing and contrasting four work integrated learning approaches across national contexts. In Gerhardt T. & Anon P. (Eds). Applications of work integrated learning among gen Z and Y students. IGI Global Publishing.

Faller, P., Bertrand E. (2021). Professional development at the crossroads of economic and social development examining mufti-dimensional shifts in perspective and sense-making by a group of French leaders. In Bulajić, A., Nikolić, T., & Vieira, C. (Eds.). Navigating through contemporary world with adult education research and practice. ESREA - European Society for Research on the Education of Adults 

Faller, P., Lundgren, H., & Marsick, V. (2020). Why and How Does Reflection Matter in Workplace Learning? Advances in Developing Human Resources, 1523422320927295.

Faller, P., Marsick, V., & Russell, C. (2020). Adapting Action Learning Strategies to Operationalize Reflection in the Workplace. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 1523422320927298.

Faller, P. (2017): Ways of knowing in organizations: Exploring the relationship between leaders’ self-descriptions of key experiences and meaning-making systems. Teachers College, Columbia University. 

Watkins, K., Marsick, V., & Faller, P. (2013). Transformative learning in the workplace: Leading learning for self and organizational change. In Taylor E. W., Cranton P. & Associates (Eds.), The handbook of transformative learning: Theory, research, and practice (pp. 373-387). Sage San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Conference papers 

Faller, P., Lohktina, I., Galimberti, A., Sanojca, E., (2021). Developing Gen Y competencies for the new work environment:  comparing and contrasting four work integrated learning approaches across national contexts. Proceedings of the 2021 AEGT Conference. Vancouver, Canada. 

Faller, P., Bertrand E. (2019). Professional development at the crossroads of economic and social development examining mufti-dimensional shifts in perspective and sense-making by a group of French leaders. Proceedings of the 2019 ESREA Triennial Conference. Belgrade, Serbia. 

Faller, P. (2018). Transformational Space in Organizations: Exploring Challenges and Supports for Transformational Learning. Proceedings of the 11th International Transformative Learning Conference. New York, NY.

Faller, P, Bertrand, E. (2018).  Psycho-sociological process and sense-making of transformative experiences in the workplace. Proceedings of the 2018 ESREA Conference. Milan, Italy

Wong, M. L., & Faller, P. (2014). Creating Time and Space for Transformative Learning in a Cohort-Based Adult Education Doctoral Program. Proceedings of the 11th International Transformative Learning Conference. New York, NY. 

Watkins, K., Marsick, V., Faller, P., & Hill, J. (2011). Transformative Learning and Leadership for Change: An Emerging Model. Proceedings of the 9th International Transformative Learning Conference (pp. 733-739). Athens, Greece. 

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