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Aaron Wallen

Senior Lecturer, Human Capital Management

Aaron Wallen, Academic Director of Non-Degree Programs and Senior Lecturer, spent nearly a decade as Lecturer in Business and Administrative Director of the Leadership Lab at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business.

He has published several articles in top organizational and social psychological journals. His research interests include gender stereotyping, ageism, negotiation, and quantitative methodology. He has taught MBA and Executive MBA courses in Managerial Negotiations and Cross-Cultural Business, as well as an undergraduate course entitled Leadership in Organizations at Columbia Business School.

In addition, he has taught courses in both Applied Research Methods, Master’s Statistics, and Negotiation in New York University’s I/O Psychology Master’s program. His industry experience includes several consulting engagements with HR/HCM units in top organizations across diverse sectors, including Goldman Sachs, KKR, New York Presbyterian Hospital, and ReturnPath. He previously held a Postdoctoral position in Columbia Business School’s Management Division.


  • Ph.D., New York University


  • “Researchers Address MBA Gender Gap,” Clear Admit
  • “Negotiation 101: What Tactics Can Trump Employ to Get His Wall?,” Slate
  • “On Guard against Ageism,” Human Resource Executive Online