Eric Marcus is a consulting social psychologist specializing in building the capacity of individuals, groups and organizations for a wide variety of public and private sector client systems. Primary areas of practice over the last twenty five years include: working with individuals and groups on issues of change, resistance, leadership and team development, intra and inter group mediation and conflict resolution, diversity, feedback, and related areas. Eric also conducts workshops on group dynamics, conflict resolution, feedback, team development and variations of these focused on particular client needs.
Dr. Marcus has been an adjunct faculty member at Columbia University (International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, School of International & Public Affairs, and School of Continuing Education), teaching courses in conflict resolution, negotiation, team building, organization development and consultation and related areas. Dr. Marcus is a certified mediator in New York State involved in community mediation in Bronx County. He is a past president of the Organization Development Network of New York. Eric is one of the co-editors of The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice (3rd Edition), with Morton Deutsch and Peter Coleman, in which he has a chapter on Change and conflict. He received his MA and PhD from Columbia University in social and organizational psychology, and a Bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University.