Lee Miller

Lee Miller is an Adjunct Professor in Urban Planning at Columbia GSAPP and theManaging Director of the Advanced Human Resources LLC. A Magna Cum Laude, graduate of Harvard Law School, he is a consultant, executive coach and trainer in the field of leadership, influencing, innovation, cross cultural influencing and negotiating. In addition to Columbia, Miller is an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University, Stillman School of Management, where he teaches graduate level courses in influencing and negotiating, decision-making and human resources management. Lee is a five time recipient of the Stillman School’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Among the books he has authored are UP: Influence Power and The U Perspective – The Art of Getting What You Want, and, with his daughter Jessica Miller, A Woman’s Guide To Successful Negotiating (2nd Ed, McGraw Hill 2010), selected by Huffington Post in 2016 as one of the “16 Books Aspiring Women Leaders Need to Be Reading,” and was a featured book on the Early Show and Good Morning America. He also authored the chapter on social media in The Guide to Best Practices in Non-Profit Communications (PRNews 2010) and co-authored, with William Owen, Chief Executive Officer, Sidra Medical and Research Center, the chapter on Communications in Enhancing the Professional Culture and Accountability of Academic Health Sciences Center in a Policy Context. He is also the co-author of Getting People to Believe in Something They Can’t Yet Imagine (Harvard Business Review Online 2014).

Previously he was the Chief Human Resources Officer at TV Guide Magazine, USA Networks and Barney’s New York, Inc., a Vice President of Labor and Employee Relations at R.H. Macy & Co. Inc. and a partner and co-chair of the employment and labor group at Shanley & Fisher, (now Drinker, Biddle & Shanley) one of the largest law firms in New Jersey. Lee is the former Chair of the International Association of Corporate and Professional Recruiters, and Secretary to the Union County Motion Picture Advisory Board. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Washington State Bar Association Credit Union and on the Board of Directors of the American Repertory Ballet Company, as well as chair of the ARB’s personnel committee. He a member of the New Jersey Organization Development Network and serves as an advisor to, and an honorary director of, the Tianjin Society in Singapore.

Lee is a frequent speaker. He has recently spoken at the United Nations, on “Multilateral Negotiations: Sustainable Development and Peaceful and Inclusive Societies.“ He has also worked for the Government of Qatar as a consultant helping with the opening of the Sidra Medical and Research Center focusing on care for women and children as well as for the governments of Singapore and Turkmenistan training various ministries in influencing and negotiating.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
Pla4035‑1 Spring 2019
Influencing, Consensus Building, & Negotiating for Community Betterment
Lee Miller
TU 5 PM - 7 PM
3 Points
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