Eric Marcus is currently the coordinator for the Master’s program in Industrial & Organizational Psychology (MAIOP). He has been working as a consulting social psychologist for almost three decades, specializing in building the capacity of individuals, groups and organizations for a wide variety of public and private sector client systems. Primary practice areas include: leadership and team development, intra and inter group mediation and conflict resolution, diversity, feedback, change and resistance, and related areas. Dr. Marcus also conducts workshops on group dynamics, conflict resolution, feedback, team development and variations of these focused on particular client needs. Here at the University of New Haven he has been teaching courses in conflict resolution, negotiation and mediation, and organization development and change.
Dr. Marcus is also an adjunct faculty member at Columbia University (International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution), teaching courses in conflict resolution, negotiation, team building, organization development and consultation and related areas. He is a certified mediator in New York State involved in community mediation in Bronx County.
Dr. Marcus has published a variety of articles related to change, and conflict and has just completed co-editing 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 has recently been working with colleagues on applying principles of cooperation and constructive conflict resolution to global community building and has published several papers in that area.
Dr. Marcus received his MA and PhD from Columbia University in social and organizational psychology, and a Bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University.