W. Warner Burke
Edward Lee Thorndike Professorship of Psychology and Education
Coordinator for Graduate Programs in Social-Organizational Pyschology
Teachers College, Columbia University
Professor Burke is professor of psychology and education and coordinator for the graduate programs in social-organizational psychology. He is also associate editor of the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science. Professor Burke earned his B.A. from Furman University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Texas, Austin.
Prior to coming to TC in 1979, he served in senior positions at Clark University, the NTL Institute, and as executive director of the OD Network. Professor Burke's consulting experience has been with a variety of organizations in business-industry, education, government, religious, and medical systems.
A diplomat in I/O psychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology, he is also a fellow of the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Society, the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and past editor of both Organizational Dynamics and The Academy of Management Executive.
He has authored over 100 articles and book chapters in organizational psychology and authored, co-authored, or edited 14 books. He has received numerous awards, including in 1989 the Public Service Medal from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, in 1990 the Distinguished Contribution to Human Resource Development Award, in 1993 the Organization Development Professional Practice Area Award for Excellence-The Lippitt Memorial Award-from the American Society for Training Society and Development, and in 2003 both the Distinguished Scholar-Practitioner Award from the Academy of Management and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the OD Network.