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Marc Brackett, PhD

International consultant on social and emotional learning

Marc Brackett, PhD

International consultant on social and emotional learning


Marc Brackett is director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. His research focuses on the role of emotional intelligence in decision-making, relationships, mental health, and both academic and workplace performance, as well as the impact of emotional intelligence training. He has published more than 100 scholarly articles and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Joseph E. Zins Award for his research on social and emotional learning.

Dr. Brackett is cocreator of RULER, an evidence-based approach to teaching social and emotional learning that has been adopted by more than 1,000 public and private schools, and has reached nearly one million students, their educators, and their families.

Dr. Brackett serves on a wide-range of advisory boards, including CASEL and the Born This Way Foundation. He has collaborated with Facebook on three projects: tools to help adolescents manage online bullying; The Bullying Prevention Hub that provides resources for children, families, and educators; and inspirED, a resource center to help high schools build more positive learning environments.

He regularly consults with school systems and corporations around the world, and his research has been featured in the New York Times and Time magazine. He also is a frequent guest on National Public Radio.


Previous Programs

The Art and Science of Connecting Mind, Body, and Emotion for Student Success Conference

January 12-15, 2018
Friday - Monday, 3 nights

It’s time for us to reimagine how schools can prepare students for success in college, career, and community, as well as equip them...