Ph.D., Yale University
Cary Cherniss was a professor in the Department of Applied Psychology. Both an organizational and community psychologist, he specializes in the areas of emotional intelligence, work stress and burnout, leadership development, planned organizational change, and the creation of new settings. He has published over 70 scholarly articles and book chapters on these topics as well as seven books, including The Emotionally Intelligent Workplace (Jossey-Bass, with Daniel Goleman), Promoting Emotional Intelligence in Organizations: Guidelines for Practitioners (American Society for Training and Development, with Mitchel Adler), and Beyond Burnout: Helping Teachers, Nurses, Therapists, and Lawyers Recover from Stress and Disillusionment (Routledge). His research has been funded by several sources, including the National Institute of Mental Health and the U.S. Office of Population Affairs. In addition to his research and writing, Dr. Cherniss has consulted with many organizations in both the public and private sectors, including American Express, Johnson & Johnson, the U.S. Coast Guard, AT&T, Telcordia, the United States Office of Personnel Management, and PSEG Power. He currently is co-chair of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations, and he is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and past president of its Society for Community Research and Action, Division of Community Psychology. He is also a member of both the Academy of Management and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.