Juliet R. Aiken, PhD
Juliet R. Aiken, PhD is the Deputy Director for the Center for the Study of the Legal Profession at Georgetown Law. Her areas of expertise include leadership, professional development, and diversity. In addition to running Georgetown Law’s executive education program, she conducts research on the career paths of men and women lawyers, the characteristics of high-performing attorneys, and succession planning. She currently teaches a course on analyzing empirical research for lawyers in Georgetown’s JD program as well as courses on professional skills such as obtaining mentors and electronic professionalism to Georgetown Law’s externship students.
Beyond her own scholarly work, Juliet advises Georgetown Law administration, faculty, staff, and students on conducting empirical research, and teaches students at Georgetown Law professional skills, including managing up, obtaining mentors, and presenting themselves professionally online. Juliet has also taught courses on organizations and research methods/analysis to PhD and undergraduate students.
In addition to her research and teaching, Juliet has consulted a number of companies on promotion, mentoring programs, and employee networks. She holds a BS in psychology from the College of William and Mary, a graduate certificate in statistics and measurement from the University of Maryland, and a MS and PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Maryland.