Marc Brackett, Ph.D.Understanding Emotional Intelligence
Tuesday, April 16, 7:00 p.m.
Marc Brackett, Ph.D., is founding director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and professor in the Child Study Center at Yale University. His research focuses on the role of emotions and emotional intelligence in learning, decision making, creativity, relationships, health, and performance. Marc is the lead developer of RULER, an evidence-based, systemic approach to SEL that has been adopted by over 2,000 preschool to high schools across the United States and in other countries. He has published 125 scholarly articles and received numerous awards. He also is on the board of directors for the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). Marc consults regularly with corporations like Facebook, Microsoft, and Google on integrating emotional intelligence principles into employee training and product design. He also is co-founder of Oji Life Lab, a corporate learning firm that develops innovative digital learning systems for emotional intelligence. He is the author of Permission to Feel (Macmillan/Celadon), which will be released in September of 2019.