Cary Cherniss is professor and director of the organizational psychology program. Both an organizational and community psychologist,
he specializes in the role of emotional intelligence in the workplace
and is the author of Promoting Emotional Intelligence in Organizations
(ASTD Press). He has published six books and more than 60 journal articles and book chapters in the areas of consultation, planned organizational
change, and the creation of new settings. His research has been funded
by several sources, including the National Institute of Mental Health
and the U.S. Office of Population Affairs. He currently is cochair of
the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations.
Dr. Cherniss has consulted many organizations in both the public
and private sectors, including AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, and
the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and past president of its Society for Community Research and Action, Division of Community Psychology.