Dr. Frank Golom is an Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology at Loyola University Maryland and former founding Associate Director of Executive Education Programs at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he led strategic operations for the university's executive education offerings in consultation and change. Dr. Golom has spent over a decade as an accomplished university professor, and has taught courses in consultation theory and practice, industrial-organizational psychology and applied research methods at the doctoral, masters and undergraduate levels. He has also served on the faculty of several renowned executive education and leadership development programs, including the Eisenhower Leadership Development Program and the Executive Masters Program in Change Leadership, both at Columbia University. He is currently the head leadership development consultant and executive coach for the Berrie Fellows Leadership Program, sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey and the Russell Berrie Foundation.
An active educator and organizational consultant, Dr. Golom has extensive experience designing, leading and evaluating experiential learning and development initiatives in workplace and university settings. He served as lead researcher and co-designer of Columbia’s Executive Masters Program in Change Leadership and has held faculty and administrative appointments at several colleges and universities, including Teachers College, Barnard College, Hunter College (City University of New York) and Loyola University of Maryland. Dr. Golom consults to a variety of corporate, education and not-for-profit organizations on issues related to organization change, group dynamics and diversity, including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Tiffany and Co., The Cleveland Clinic, the Steinhardt School of Education (NYU), Fordham University and the Hetrick-Martin Institute.
As a scholar, Dr. Golom’s interests lie at the intersection of diversity, inclusion and organizational change. He has received two Best Research Awards from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and is the author of several articles and book chapters related to understanding issues of age, race, gender and sexual orientation in the workplace. He maintains an active research lab at Loyola and continues to work on various projects related to the group process implications of workforce diversity, organization change, development and resistance, and the design of organizational environments for effective learning and change.
Dr. Golom received his Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University and his B.A. in Psychology from Loyola University Maryland, summa cum laude. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology and the Academy of Management, and is certified in the Hogan Leadership Forecast Series and The Center for Creative Leadership’s 360° feedback assessments.